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  1. 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

  2. Placement of Bilinear Hysteretic Energy Dissipation Devices for Passive Seismic Control of RC Structures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Puneet Chugh, Durgesh Rai

    Placement of Bilinear Hysteretic Energy Dissipation Devices for Passive Seismic Control of RC Structures Seismic performance of RC structures in earthquake prone regions has been an issue of...

    https://nees.org/resources/11747

  3. PSEUDO-STATIC CYCLIC, SNAP BACK AND SHAKE TABLE TESTING OF PREWEC SELF-CENTERING WALL SYSTEMS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kimberley Twigden, Richard Henry, Quincy Ma

    Cyclic, free vibration and shake table testing of PreWEC self-centring wall system The recent Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand have highlighted the importance of low-damage structural systems...

    https://nees.org/resources/11887

  4. QUANTIFICATION AND CALIBRATION OF FUSE CAPACITY FOR ELASTOMERIC BRIDGE BEARINGS IN REGIONS WITH HIGH-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKES AT LONG RECURRENCE INTERVALS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joshua Steelman, Jerome Hajjar, James LaFave, Larry Fahnestock

    QUANTIFICATION AND CALIBRATION OF FUSE CAPACITY FOR ELASTOMERIC BRIDGE BEARINGS IN REGIONS WITH HIGH-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKES AT LONG RECURRENCE INTERVALS Elastomeric bridge bearings are commonly...

    https://nees.org/resources/12095

  5. Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 2: Evaluation of Plastic Deformation Capacity of U-Shaped Steel Dampers for Base Isolated Structures under 2D Horizontal Loading)

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shoichi Kishiki, Satoshi Yamada, Diana Ene, Yoshinao Konishi, Norihisa Kawamura, Masao Terashima

    Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 2: Evaluation of Plastic Deformation Capacity of U-Shaped Steel Dampers for Base Isolated Structures under 2D Horizontal...

    https://nees.org/resources/12197

  6. Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 3: Hysteretic Behavior and Plastic Deformation Capacity of U-Shaped Steel Dampers under 2D Random Loading Histories)

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Diana Ene, Shoichi Kishiki, Satoshi Yamada, Norihisa Kawamura, Yoshinao Konishi, Yuma Hoashi

    Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 3: Hysteretic Behavior and Plastic Deformation Capacity of U-Shaped Steel Dampers under 2D Random Loading Histories) The...

    https://nees.org/resources/12205

  7. Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 4: Evaluation Methods of Residual Fatigue Life of U-Shaped Steel Dampers after Extreme Earthquake Excitation)

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yu Jiao, Norihisa Kawamura, Diana Ene, Shoichi Kishiki, Satoshi Yamada, Yoshinao Konishi, Masao Terashima

    Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 4: Evaluation Methods of Residual Fatigue Life of U-Shaped Steel Dampers after Extreme Earthquake Excitation) U-shaped...

    https://nees.org/resources/12209

  8. Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No.1: Plastic Deformation Capacity and Hysteretic Behavior of U-Shaped Steel Dampers under Uni-axial Dynamic Cyclic Loadings)

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yu Jiao, Diana Ene, Shoichi Kishiki, Satoshi Yamada, Norihisa Kawamura, Yoshinao Konishi, Yuma Hoashi

    Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No.1: Plastic Deformation Capacity and Hysteretic Behavior of U-Shaped Steel Dampers under Uni-axial Dynamic Cyclic...

    https://nees.org/resources/12189

  9. Response of Hybrid Isolation System During a Shake Table Experiment of a Full Scale Seismically Isolated Building

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Camila Coria, Keri Ryan

    Response of Hybrid Isolation System During a Shake Table Experiment of a Full Scale Seismically Isolated Building A series of earthquake simulations were applied to a full scale 5-story moment...

    https://nees.org/resources/12373

  10. Seismic base isolation of the Nunoa Capital building, the tallest base isolated residential building in the Americas

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rene Lagos Contreras, Mario Lafontaine, Rodrigo Retamales, Ruben Boroschek

    Seismic base isolation of the Nunoa Capital building, the tallest base isolated residential building in the Americas The 2010 Mw8.8 Maule earthquake in Chile caused more than 30 billion dollars in...

    https://nees.org/resources/11555

  11. Seismic Behavior of A Steel Coupled Beam Moment Frame Based on Nonlinear Analyses

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ying-Cheng Lin, Sara Vahid

    Behavior of A Steel Coupled Beam Moment Frame Based on Nonlinear Analyses A steel coupled beam moment frame (CBMF) is an innovative moment resisting frame with the potential of seismic structural...

    https://nees.org/resources/12055

  12. 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

  13. SEISMIC FRAGILITY CURVES FOR THE SHELL–BASE CONNECTION OF UNANCHORED STEEL LIQUID STORAGE TANKS WITH ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICES

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): José Colombo, José Almazán

    SEISMIC FRAGILITY CURVES FOR THE SHELL–BASE CONNECTION OF UNANCHORED STEEL LIQUID STORAGE TANKS WITH ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICES Since the prosperous wine industry in some seismic countries such as...

    https://nees.org/resources/12309

  14. 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

  15. Seismic Performance Assessment of Steel Frames with Elastomeric Dampers

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Akbar Mahvashmohammadi, Richard Sause, James Ricles, Robert Michael, Shannon Sweeney, Ernest Ferro

    Collapse Assessment of Steel Frames with Supplemental Passive Dampers Passive damping systems can improve the seismic performance of buildings by reducing drift and inelastic deformation demands...

    https://nees.org/resources/12277

  16. Seismic Performance of Attached Equipment in a Base Isolated Building

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

    Evaluation of the Floor Response of a Base Isolated Structure with Different Isolation Systems Seismic base isolation is becoming an increasingly common approach to reducing the damaging effects...

    https://nees.org/resources/11539

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Seismic Response of the Christchurch Women's Hospital on 23 Dec 2011

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Henri Gavin, Stefanie Gutschmidt, Goeff Rodgers, Max Coar, Robert Nigbor

    Seismic Response of the Christchurch Women's Hospital on 23 Dec 2011 Seismic monitoring of the Christchurch Women's Hospital from September 2011 to June 2012 captured records from hundreds of...

    https://nees.org/resources/12335