Tags: Energy Dissipation and Control Systems

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  1. Seismic Performance of Sliding Contents in Base-Isolated Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dimitrios Konstantinidis, Farzad Nikfar

    Sliding Response Analysis of Equipment in Base Isolated Buildings Dimitrios Konstantinidis, Farzad Nikfar Sliding of building objects, such as equipment, is of primary concern during an earthquake...

    https://nees.org/resources/11051

  2. Seismic Isolation of 200 Year Old Heritage Cathedrals in Haiti

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): H Kit Miyamoto, Amir Gilani, Akira Wada, Devis Sonda

    Seismic evaluation and retrofit of heritage buildings using seismic isolation and structural intervention based on advanced analysis Historic and heritage building present a unique class of...

    https://nees.org/resources/11055

  3. APPLICATIONS OF SEISMIC DAMPERS TO SPECIAL MOMENT FRAMES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Amir Gilani, H Kit Miyamoto

    Seismic dampers, enhanced perfromanced, superior long term perfromance and reduced collpase risk H Kit Miyamoto, Amir Gilani The application of seismic protection devices such as dampers has...

    https://nees.org/resources/11063

  4. Nonlinear Rooftop Tuned Mass Damper Frame

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jerod Johnson, Chris Pantelides, Lawrence Reaveley

    Nonlinear Rooftop Tuned Mass Damper Frame Jerod Johnson, Chris Pantelides, Lawrence Reaveley Innovative strategies driven toward improving the structural and nonstructural performance of existing...

    https://nees.org/resources/11075

  5. Experimental Study on Basic Characteristics and Fatigue Properties of Lead Damper for Seismic Isolation System

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Keiko Morita, Mineo Takayama, Akira Yasunaga

    Experimental Study on Basic Characteristics and Fatigue Properties of Lead Damper for Seismic Isolation System Keiko Morita, Akira Yasunaga, Mineo Takayama In order to protect buildings and inner...

    https://nees.org/resources/11115

  6. CYCLIC TESTING OF STEEL-CORE BUCKLING-RESTRAINED BRACES (BRBs) HAVING SIMPLE END DETAILS AND INFILLED WITH HIGH STRENGTH GROUT

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Cigdem Avci Karatas, Oguz C. Celik

    CYCLIC TESTING OF STEEL-CORE BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACES (BRBs) HAVING SIMPLE END DETAILS AND INFILLED WITH HIGH STRENGTH GROUT Intense research is being done in the field of Buckling Restrained...

    https://nees.org/resources/11119

  7. Performance of Triple-Pendulum Bearings Observed in a Full-Scale Shake-Table Test Program

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Taichiro Okazaki, Eiji Sato, Tomohiro Sasaki, Keri Ryan, Stephen Mahin

    Performance of Triple-Pendulum Bearings Observed in a Full-Scale Shake-Table Test Program Triple-pendulum bearings (TPBs) are a seismic-isolation bearing that offers a unique ability to address...

    https://nees.org/resources/11131

  8. Seismic performance of buckling-restrained braces using welded end and rectangular steel casing

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): An-Chien Wu, Keh-Chyuan Tsai, Pao-Chun Lin

    Experimental investigation of a novel thin-profile buckling-restrained brace The buckling-restrained braced frame has been evolved into a very effective system for buildings in seismic areas. Most...

    https://nees.org/resources/11135

  9. Seismic Response of Six-Story Steel Frame Building with Self-Centering Energy-Dissipative (SCED) Braces combined with Linear Viscous Dampers

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Erochko, Constantin Christopoulos

    Seismic Response of Six-Story Steel Frame Building with Self-Centering Energy-Dissipative (SCED) Braces combined with Viscous Dampers The self-centering energy-dissipative (SCED) brace is an...

    https://nees.org/resources/11165

  10. SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF REGULAR MOMENT RESISTING REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAMES WITH  HYSTERETIC ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Arturo Tena-Colunga, Horacio Nangullasmú-Hernández

    SEISMIC BEHAVIOR OF REGULAR MOMENT RESISTING REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAMES WITH  HYSTERETIC ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICES Arturo Tena-Colunga, Horacio Nangullasmú-Hernández In this paper the authors...

    https://nees.org/resources/11189

  11. Dynamic Testing of a Low-Cost Sliding Isolation System For Light-Frame Residential Structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ezra Jampole, Gregory Deierlein, Eduardo Miranda, Benjamin Fell, Scott Swensen

    Development of Low-Cost Seismic Isolation for Lightweight Residential Construction in High-Seismic Regions Light-framed residential structures are generally considered to provide good life safety...

    https://nees.org/resources/11237

  12. Isolation for tall buildings, a Japanese case study

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tracy Becker, Masayoshi Nakashima, Hiroki Hamaguchi, Shunji Yamamoto, Masahiko Higashino

    Isolation for tall buildings, a Japanese case study Base isolation practice has flourished in Japan, especially after the 1995 Kobe Earthquake. Its widespread acceptance has allowed its use to...

    https://nees.org/resources/11305

  13. Shaking table tests of a model structure with semi-active resettable devices

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Roberto Franco-Anaya, Athol J. Carr, J. Geoffrey Chase

    Shaking table tests of a model structure with semi-active resettable devices This paper describes an experimental investigation of a four-storey model structure subjected to seismic excitation and...

    https://nees.org/resources/11323

  14. Amplification in the Response of LRB Isolated Structures due to Bidirectional Excitations due to Lead Core Heating

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ugurhan Akyuz, Gokhan Ozdemir

    Amplification in the Response of LRB Isolated Structures due to Bidirectional Excitations due to Lead Core Heating This study investigates the response of lead rubber bearings (LRBs) under...

    https://nees.org/resources/11337

  15. A Novel Variable Friction Device for Natural Hazard Mitigation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Simon Laflamme, Austin Downey, Liang Cao, James Ricles, Douglas Taylor

    Novel Variable Friction Device for Natural Hazard Mitigation Implementation of high performance damping devices can increase cost-effectiveness of structural systems for mitigation of natural...

    https://nees.org/resources/11351

  16. Advances in Low-Cost Seismic Isolation with Rubber

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dimitrios Konstantinidis, James Kelly

    Advances in Low Cost Seismic Isolation with Rubber This paper examines multi-layer elastomeric isolation bearings where the reinforcing elements, normally thick and inflexible steel plates, are...

    https://nees.org/resources/11387

  17. Seismic Tests of Thin Buckling-Restrained Braces

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Pao-Chun Lin, Yu-Yun Hsiao, An-Chien Wu, Keh-Chyuan Tsai

    Seismic Tests of Thin Buckling-Restrained Braces Tests of 14 thin-profile buckling-restrained braces (Thin-BRB) using the rectangular steel casing were conducted in the Taiwan National Center for...

    https://nees.org/resources/11495

  18. Experimental Investigation of Unbonded Fiber Reinforced Elastomeric Isolators with Modified Support Geometry

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Niel Van Engelen, Michael Tait, Dimitrios Konstantinidis

    Experimental Investigation of Unbonded Fiber Reinforced Elastomeric Isolators with Modified Support Geometry Fiber reinforcement is an attractive alternative to conventional steel reinforcement...

    https://nees.org/resources/11533

  19. NUMERICAL EVALUATION OF SEISMIC RESPONSE OF BUILDINGS EQUIPPED WITH PROPPED ROCKING WALL SYSTEMS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Afsoon Nicknam, André Filiatrault

    EVALUATION OF SEISMIC RESPONSE AND FRAGILITY ANALYSES OF BUILDINGS EQUIPPED WITH PROPPED ROCKING WALL SYSTEMS Propped Rocking Wall (PRW) is an innovative technology which combines passive damping...

    https://nees.org/resources/11535

  20. Testing and Modeling of ISD-111H Viscoelastic Dampers under Wind and Earthquake Loading

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yael Daniel, Michael Montgomery, Constantin Christopoulos

    Testing and Modeling of Viscoelastic Dampers made of ISD-111H Material for Wind and Earthquake Loading Viscoelastic dampers have been previously successfully implemented for seismic and wind...

    https://nees.org/resources/11537