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  1. 3-D Longitudinal Performance of Rehabilitated Sewer Pipelines Based on Experiments of Actual Pipes and Finite Elements Analysis

    26 Mar 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Danesh Nourzadeh, Shiro Takada

    Reinforced concrete cylindrical pipes (RCCPs) are one of the most widely used sewer conduits all over the world. These pipelines are very vulnerable to the corrosion and accident due to traffic...

    https://nees.org/resources/5432

  2. A Database for Seismic Retrofit Construction Cost of Concrete and Steel Framed Schools in Iran

    09 Dec 2013 | Databases | Contributor(s): Reza Jafarzadeh, Jason M. Ingham, Suzanne Wilkinson

    Seismic retrofitting of existing structures is a key issue in any earthquake-prone region when considering the extensive damage and severe economic loss caused by previous strong ground motions...

    https://nees.org/resources/7354

  3. Acrylic Dollhouse

    19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    These plans are for an acrylic dollhouse that can be built for use on a shake table.  Lessons can be used with this dollhouse and shake table to demonstrate concepts that are discussed within...

    https://nees.org/resources/6646

  4. Ambient and Forced Vibration Testing of a Reinforced Concrete Building Before and After its Seismic Retrofitting

    29 Jul 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Serdar Soyoz, Ertugrul Taciroglu, Kutay Orakcal, Robert Nigbor, Derek A Skolnik, Hilmi Lus, Erdal Safak

    Description of the tests and analysis of the data (paper accepted for publication in the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering)

    https://nees.org/resources/4543

  5. Application of displacement basd variable oil damper to a base-isolated structure

    15 Dec 2015 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Masahiro Ikenaga, Kohju Ikago

    PREEMPTIVE Members presented posters at the JAEE 11th Annual Conference and International Symposium on Earthquake Engineering 2015, on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at the University of Tokyo,...

    https://nees.org/resources/13722

  6. Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis

    05 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    e! Science News | Feb. 5, 2013 Covers U of Hawaii research and NEES facilities. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5883

  7. Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis

    06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Asian News International | Feb. 6, 2013 Wire story. Covers U of Hawaii tsunami research and the use of NEES testing facilities at Oregon State University and Lehigh University. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/6003

  8. Cargo container research to improve buildings' ability to withstand tsunamis

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    IndiaVision | Feb. 7, 2013 Article cites use of NEES facilities to test building resiliency, Lehigh University's multidirectional testing and Oregon State's Tsunami Research facility.

    https://nees.org/resources/5803

  9. CENSEIS: Centrifuge and Full-scale Modeling of Seismic Pore Pressures in Sands

    30 Jan 2015 | Databases | Contributor(s): Tarek Abdoun, Waleed El-Sekelly, Ricardo Dobry, Sabanayagam Thevanayagam, Marcelo Gonzalez

    Centrifuge and full-scale Modeling of Seismic Pore Pressures in Sands

    https://nees.org/resources/13418

  10. Chile Strong Ground Motion Flatfile

    26 Oct 2015 | Databases | Contributor(s): Nicolás Enrique Bastias Tejos, Gonzalo Andrés Montalva

    Chile Strong Ground Motion Flatfile

    https://nees.org/resources/13694

  11. Development of an Arduino-Based Wireless Control System

    24 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhuoxiong Sun, Francisco Javier Pena, Alana Wilbee, Shirley Dyke

    Over the past few decades, considerable attention has been given to structural control systems to mitigate structural vibration under natural hazards such as earthquake and extreme weather...

    https://nees.org/resources/13294

  12. Documents for NEESR: Inertial Force-Limiting Floor Anchorage Systems For Seismic Resistant Building Structures

    19 May 2014 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Marti LaChance

    Accompanying documents to: the NEESR project entitled NEESR: Inertial Force-Limiting Floor Anchorage Systems For Seismic Resistant Building Structures (PI: R. Fleischman, J. Restrepo, R....

    https://nees.org/resources/12605

  13. Dynamic Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Columns

    08 May 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chiun-lin Wu, Yuan-Sen Yang

    The goal of this project was to study the dynamic collapse mechanism of a low ductility reinforced concrete frame. It completed several RC frame collapse experiments using shake table at NCREE,...

    https://nees.org/resources/6270

  14. Earthquake Truck Shakes to Test the Ground

    30 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Our Amazing Planet | The Weather Channel | Jan. 30, 2013     See the full article in the attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5836

  15. Earthquake-resilient pipeline to keep water flowing to Los Angeles

    12 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WaterWorld | March 12, 2013 Covers impact of NEES research to imrove water line resiliency. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5807

  16. Enabling role of hybrid simulation within the NEES infrastructure in advancing earthquake engineering practice and research

    23 Feb 2015 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Daniel Gomez, Shirley Dyke, Amin Maghareh

    https://nees.org/resources/13496

  17. Engineers, conservationists work on lasting fix for Watts Towers

    31 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications

    Los Angeles Times | March 31, 2013

    https://nees.org/resources/5813

  18. Expert: Japan a leader in disaster preparation and risk reduction; earthquake threat should not rule out Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

    14 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Around the Rings | Jan 14, 2013 Online news. Interview with NEES Director Julio Ramirez. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/6041

  19. Expert: Japan a leader in disaster preparation and risk reduction; earthquake threat should not rule out Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

    14 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Press Zoom | Jan. 14, 2013 (PressZoom) - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Wire story Quote earthquake engineering expert and NEES Director, Julio Ramirez.

    https://nees.org/resources/5834

  20. Hoosiers prepare for Great American Shakeout

    07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    WTHR Television News | Channel 13 Indianapolis | Feb. 7, 2013 TV news and online article covers the "Shakeout." Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke.

    https://nees.org/resources/5879