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  1. Influence of the dynamic soil structure interaction on the inelastic response of steel frames.

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Davalos-Chavez, Edgar Tapia-Hernandez, Luciano Roberto Fernandez-Sola

    Dynamic soil structure interaction influence on the inelastic response of steel ductile frames. Nowadays, the structural design of buildings under seismic actions is based on the ductility and...

    https://nees.org/resources/11821

  2. Investigation of Effects on Seismic Response Characteristics of Earthfill and Rockfill Dams

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Pelin Ozener, Burak Kayhan Beşli

    Investigation of Effects on Seismic Response Characteristics of Earthfill and Rockfill Dams Seismic performance is one of the most important issues for earthfill and rock fill dams which are...

    https://nees.org/resources/11965

  3. Kinematic Loading and Curvature Demand for Piles in Non-Uniform Soil Profiles

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Eng Sew Aw, Joseph De Larios, Fenggang Ma, John Egan

    Effects of kinematic bending moments on piles embedded in non-uniform soils and rock. During an earthquake, stiffness contrast in layered soils or stiffness contrast in soil over rock can cause...

    https://nees.org/resources/12419

  4. LIQUEFACTION 50 YEARS AFTER ANCHORAGE 1964; HOW NANOPARTICLES COULD PREVENT IT

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Felipe Ochoa-Cornejo, Antonio Bobet, Marika Santagata, Cliff Johnston, Joe Sinfield

    EFFECT OF LAPONITE FINES ON LIQUEFACTION RESISTANCE Earthquake induced liquefaction of loose granular deposits has been responsible for significant damage in all recent earthquakes, including in...

    https://nees.org/resources/12143

  5. Load Distribution in Large Pile Groups for Static and Seismic Loading

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): W.D. Liam Finn, Jason Dowling, Guoxi Wu

    Load Distribution in Large Pile Groups A large number of modern structures are founded on piles and often these foundations contain large pile groups. In contrast, most of the research on the...

    https://nees.org/resources/11197

  6. Mitigation of Soil Liquefaction by Deep Soil Mixing for Hospitals

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Marshall Lew, Martin Hudson, Mark Murphy, Lisheng Shao

    Mitigation of Soil Liquefaction by Deep Soil Mixing for Hospitals Hospitals are considered essential critical facilities in California and many other jurisdictions. California Title 24 mandates...

    https://nees.org/resources/12019

  7. Modeling the Site Response of a Downhole Array Site in Anchorage, Alaska

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): P.E. John Thornley, Ph.D. Utpal Dutta, Ph.D. Zhaohui Yang

    Modeling the Site Response of a Downhole Array Site in Anchorage, Alaska Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, is located within a seismically active region including the Pacific Megathrust subduction...

    https://nees.org/resources/11891

  8. Multiple Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction and Coupling Effects in Building Clusters

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ricardo Taborda, Yigit Isbiliroglu, Jacobo Bielak

    Multiple Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction and Coupling Effects in Building Clusters We study the presence of multiple structure-soil-structure interaction effects in idealized building...

    https://nees.org/resources/11967

  9. Nonlinear Stiffness Matrix Modeling for Complex Pile Group Foundation of the Anchorage Port Access Bridge

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chi-Chin Tsai, Philip Meymand, Benjamin Choy

    Nonlinear Stiffness Matrix Modeling for Complex Pile Group Foundation of the Anchorage Port Access Bridge This paper presents a rational procedure to model complex soil-pile foundation systems in...

    https://nees.org/resources/11313

  10. PB LiquefY: A New Analysis Tool for the Performance-Based Evaluation of Liquefaction Triggering

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kevin Franke, Alexander Wright, Cody Hatch

    PB LiquefY: A New Analysis Tool for the Performance-Based Evaluation of Liquefaction Triggering Kevin Franke, Alexander Wright, Cody Hatch Performance-based design is becoming more prevalent...

    https://nees.org/resources/11109

  11. Period of Interest - The Confluence of Site Response Analysis and Soil-Structure Interaction

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Matthew Bowers, Hoss Hayati, Robb Moss

    Developing site specific models to estimate soil strain compatible stiffness for soil structure interaction analysis Substructure approach is widely used for seismic soil-structure-foundation...

    https://nees.org/resources/12441

  12. Pore Pressure Generation Under Different Transient Loading Histories

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wing Shun Kwan, Sam Sideras, Chadi El Mohtar, Steve Kramer

    Pore Pressure Generation Under Different Transient Loading Histories The current procedure for characterizing earthquake loading (uniform stress cycles with amplitude = 0.65 of the peak shear...

    https://nees.org/resources/11251

  13. Post-cyclic recompression characteristics of a clay subjected to undrained uni-directional and multi-directional cyclic shears

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Hiroshi Matsuda, Tran Thanh Nhan, Kazuhiro Nakahara, Do Quang Thien, Tran Huu Tuyen

    Post-cyclic recompression characteristics of a clay pre-subjected to undrained uni-directional and multi-directional cyclic shears In this paper, the effect of cyclic shear direction on the...

    https://nees.org/resources/11113

  14. Reduced Passive Force-Deflection Behavior for Skewed Bridge Abutments

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kyle Rollins, Katie Palmer, Amy Fredrickson

    Reduced Passive Force-Deflection Behavior for Skewed Bridge Abutments Kyle Rollins, Katie Palmer, Amy Fredrickson Passive force-deflection behavior for densely compacted backfills must be...

    https://nees.org/resources/11309

  15. Response of buried pipelines subjected to ground displacements under different trench backfill conditions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dharma Wijewickreme, Manuel Monroy, Douglas J. Nyman, Douglas G. Honegger

    Response of buried pipelines subjected to ground displacements under different trench backfill conditions Buried pipelines that traverse areas subject to permanent ground displacements can...

    https://nees.org/resources/11709

  16. Risk of Seismic Deformation of a 1960’s Rockfill Dam in Lebanon

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Justin Phalen, Faiz Makdisi, Jian Hu, Eric Viala, Nabil Amacha

    Risk of Seismic Deformation of a 1960’s Rockfill Dam in Lebanon Qaraoun Dam is a 60-meter-high concrete-faced rockfill embankment built in 1960 at the southern end of the Bekaa Valley in central...

    https://nees.org/resources/11381

  17. ROCKING BEHAVIORS OF SDOF STRUCTURES ON SHALLOW FOUNDATION VIA CENTRIFUGE TEST

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jeong-Gon HA, Seong-Bae Jo, Mintaek Yoo, Jin-Sun Lee, Dong-Soo Kim

    Dynamic characteristics of SDOF with shallow foundation from centrifuge test It is important to understand soil-structure interaction in expecting exactly the seismic load of building on shallow...

    https://nees.org/resources/11745

  18. Seismic Deformation Evaluation of Lenihan Dam Under 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rambod Hadidi, Yoshi Moriwaki, John Barneich, Robert Kirby, Michael Moores

    Seismic Deformation Evaluation of Lenihan Dam Under 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake The paper presents the results of seismic deformation analysis of Lenihan Dam under Loma Prieta earthquake using...

    https://nees.org/resources/11385

  19. Seismic Design of Foundations: The 2015 Canadian Building Code Provisions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Perry Adebar, Poureya Bazargani, Ronald DeVall, Donald Anderson

    Rocking Foundations – Background to 2015 Canadian Building Code Provisions The concept of allowing foundations to rock as a way of limiting the seismic forces that are induced into an existing...

    https://nees.org/resources/12395

  20. Seismic Displacements for the Downtown Anchorage Seismic Risk Assessment

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jonathan Bray, Jennifer Donahue

    Seismic Displacements for the Downtown Anchorage Seismic Risk Assessment Jennifer Donahue, Jonathan Bray The characterization of the magnitude and type of potential ground movement during major...

    https://nees.org/resources/11103