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  1. Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake

    21 Mar 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Rajesh Thyagarajan

    Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake - CNN iReporter Brent Kooi catches the earth moving and cracking beneath his feet as the quake strikes Japan. March 11, 2011. TOHOKU JAPAN...

    https://nees.org/resources/2734

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Collaboration between E-Defense and NEES: Studying Pile Stress in Laterally Spread Ground

    17 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Ross W Boulanger, Kohji Tokimatsu, Hiroko Suzuki

    Two centrifuge model tests, Tests 1 and 2, were planned to estimate failure mechanism of piles in the ground behind a quay wall during laterally spreading. Test 1 included three pile groups with...

    https://nees.org/resources/700

  5. Determination of Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Parameters Using Paleoseismic Techniques

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kathryn Anne Gunberg, Russell Green

    The main objective of this project is to develop a procedure for determining a magnitude-recurrence relationship for regions of low to moderate seismicity wherein uncertainty is...

    https://nees.org/resources/2098

  6. Determination of Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Parameters Using Paleoseismic Techniques

    10 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kathryn Anne Gunberg, Russell Green

    The main objective of this project is to develop a procedure for determining a magnitude-recurrence relationship for regions of low to moderate seismicity wherein uncertainty is...

    https://nees.org/resources/2226

  7. Development of a Direct Test Method for Dynamically Assessing the Liquefaction Resistance of Soils In Situ

    05 Jun 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Brady Cox

    This dissertation details work conducted by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin aimed toward the development and implementation of a new in-situ liquefaction testing technique. This...

    https://nees.org/resources/261

  8. Direct Simple Shear (DSS) Model

    27 Jun 2013 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Arash Khosravifar, Ross W Boulanger, Rachelle Howell, Xiaoyue Wang

    This is an OpenSees model of a simple shear test. The model can predict the drained or undrained responses of sand or clay under cyclic or monotonic loading. Two constitutive models are available...

    https://nees.org/resources/6739

  9. 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

  10. Energy-based Approach for Evaluating and Mitigating Liquefaction Potential

    12 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Samuel Lasley, Russell Green

      The objective of the research outlined herein is the development of an energy-based approach for evaluating the potential for liquefaction triggering and for designing...

    https://nees.org/resources/2234

  11. FLIQ: Foundation and Ground Performance in Liquefaction Experiments

    29 Nov -0001 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jacquelyn Allmond, Bruce Lloyd Kutter, Jonathan Bray, Connor Hayden

    The consequences of seismically induced liquefaction have been intensely studied through case histories, numerical simulations, and many experiments involving shallow foundations on liquefiable...

    https://nees.org/resources/12730

  12. Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Next Steps

    08 Aug 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Earthquake Commission (EQC)

    Hugh Cowan, Director Research, Earthquake Commission, Tom O'Rourke, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Cornell University, Sjoerd van Ballegooy, Senior Geotechnical Engineering, Tonkin...

    https://nees.org/resources/12882

  13. Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Overview

    08 Aug 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Earthquake Commission (EQC)

    Hugh Cowan, Director Research, Earthquake Commission, Tom O'Rourke, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Cornell University, and Sjoerd van Ballegooy, Senior Geotechnical Engineering, Tonkin...

    https://nees.org/resources/12879

  14. Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Techniques

    08 Aug 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Earthquake Commission (EQC)

    Hugh Cowan, Director Research, Earthquake Commission, Tom O'Rourke, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Cornell University, and Sjoerd van Ballegooy, Senior Geotechnical Engineering, Tonkin...

    https://nees.org/resources/12881

  15. Liquefaction Animation

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    An animation from the USGS describing a process by which water-saturated sediment temporarily loses strength and acts as a fluid, like when you wiggle your toes in the wet sand near the water at...

    https://nees.org/resources/440

  16. Nov 06 2014

    Liquefaction Susceptibility of Engineering Sites: Studying Earthquake-Induced Pore Pressure Evolution

    Groundwater pore pressure built up during an earthquake and the hazard associated with soil liquefaction present a major challenge for our society. Traditional liquefaction susceptibility analysis...

    https://nees.org/events/details/310

  17. Monster Truck Shakes to Simulate Earthquake

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

    Mashable | Jan. 31, 2013 Online news T-Rex in Christchurch. Credits photo to NEES. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5887

  18. Monster Truck Will Shake New Zealand for Safer Buildings

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

    Yahoo! News  | Jan 29, 2013 T-Rex used to test for liquefaction on New Zealand's South Island, around Christchurch. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5801

  19. Monster Truck Will Shake New Zealand for Safer Buildings

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

    Yahoo! News New Zealand | Jan 29, 2013    Reprinted from other online sources.

    https://nees.org/resources/5785

  20. Monster Truck Will Shake New Zealand for Safer Buildings

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

    Our Amazing Planet | Jan. 29, 2013 Television and web-article.

    https://nees.org/resources/5844