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  1. Verification On Seismic Evaluation Models Of Reinforced Concrete Frame With Brick Infill

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tsung-Chih Chiou, Shyh-Jiann Hwang, Fu-Pei Hsiao

    Seismic behavior of reinforced concrete frame with brick infill Tsung-Chih Chiou, Shyh-Jiann Hwang Reinforced concrete (RC) frame with brick infill walls is a common structure system of existing...

    https://nees.org/resources/11151

  2. Improvement of angle bolted connections by the additional fillet welding

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yuika Kawano, Shoichi Kishiki

    Improvement of angle bolted connections The seismic design code for building structures of Japan was revised in 1981. Therefore, there are many buildings with lack of seismic performance, and...

    https://nees.org/resources/11243

  3. Optimal Allocation of Funding for Seismic Retrofitting Measures

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anna Maria Lombardi, Warner Marzocchi, Gordon Woo

    Optimal Allocation of Funding for Seismic Retrofitting Measures Anna Maria Lombardi, Warner Marzocchi, Gordon Woo There are still many parts of the world where most structures have been built...

    https://nees.org/resources/11263

  4. Seismic Rehabilitation of Steel Concentrically Braced Frames using Stiff Rocking Cores

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Bing Qu, Francisco Sanchez-Zamora, Juan Sanchez, Michael Pollino, Gilberto Mosqueda

    Seismic Rehabilitation of Steel Concentrically Braced Frames using Stiff Rocking Cores Steel Concentrically Braced Frames (CBFs) are ubiquitous throughout the world building stock; however this...

    https://nees.org/resources/11321

  5. Seismic performance of SMA retrofitted multiple-frame RC bridges subjected to strong main shock-aftershock sequences

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Wanching Huang, Bassem Andrawes

    Seismic performance of SMA retrofitted multiple-frame RC bridges subjected to strong main shock-aftershock sequences Previous studies have shown that applying active confinement through forms of...

    https://nees.org/resources/11373

  6. Repair of Damaged Precast RC Bridge Columns with Grouted Splice Sleeve Connections using CFRP Shells and Plastic Hinge Relocation

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Chris Pantelides, Mohammad Ameli, Dylan Brown, Joel Parks, Lawrence Reaveley

    Repair of Damaged Precast RC Bridge Columns with Grouted Splice Sleeve Connections using CFRP Shells and Plastic Hinge Relocation A repair technique for damaged precast reinforced concrete (RC)...

    https://nees.org/resources/11417

  7. Seismic assessment and rehabilitation of existing steel braced frames designed in accordance with the 1980 Canadian code provisions

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yasaman Balazadeh Minouei, Sanda Koboevic, Robert Tremblay

    Nonlinear seismic assessment of existing steel braced frames designed in accordance with the 1980 Canadian code provisions Seismic loading provisions were introduced in the National Building Code...

    https://nees.org/resources/11455

  8. Seismic Retrofit of Deficient RC Sear Walls with FRP Tow Sheets

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): CARLOS CRUZ NOGUEZ, DAVID LAU, IBRAHIM SHAHEEN, JOSHUA WOODS, AHMED HASSAN

    Seismic Retrofit of Deficient RC Shear Walls Using FRP tow sheets This paper presents the results of a comprehensive study on the repair and strengthening of seismically deficient,...

    https://nees.org/resources/11545

  9. Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of a Concrete Shear Wall Building Using Structural Reliability Theory

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gary Hart, Gregg Brandow, Kidong Park, Nick Delli Quadri, Marshall Lew, Lauren Carpenter

    Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of a Concrete Shear Wall Building Using Structural Reliability Theory This paper presents a case study where an existing eight story Los Angeles reinforced...

    https://nees.org/resources/11631

  10. Strengthening with Wing Walls for Seismically Substandard R/C Beam-Column Joints

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yuebing LI, Yasushi SANADA

    Strengthening with Wing Walls for Seismically Substandard R/C Beam-Column Joints A large number of reinforced concrete (RC) buildings designed for gravity loads according to older seismic design...

    https://nees.org/resources/11755

  11. An Innovative FRP Anchor System for the Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joshua Woods

    Innovative FRP Anchor System for the Seismic Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls Joshua E. Woods, Carlos A. Cruz-Noguez & David T. Lau Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,...

    https://nees.org/resources/11845

  12. Rehabilitation of Maison Dufort: adopting Traditional Techniques for Seismic Retrofitting

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Owen Rosenboom, Stephen Kelley, Terrence Paret

    Rehabilitation of Maison Dufort: adopting Traditional Techniques for Seismic Retrofitting In the historic center of Port-au-Prince, more than two hundred historic gingerbread houses experienced...

    https://nees.org/resources/11987

  13. MULTISCALE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF AGED AND DETERIORATED RC STRUCTURES IN MARINE ENVIRONMENT

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gian Piero Lignola, Gaetano Manfredi, Andrea Prota

    MULTISCALE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF AGED AND DETERIORATED RC STRUCTURES IN MARINE ENVIRONMENT The assessment of aged and deteriorated RC existing structures is a complex task because the reliability...

    https://nees.org/resources/11993

  14. Historical reinforced concrete high-rise buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Claudio Chesi, Maria Parisi, Valentina Sumini

    Historical reinforced concrete high-rise buildings Reinforced concrete structures built without reference to a seismic design code in areas that have subsequently been included in a seismic zone...

    https://nees.org/resources/12009

  15. STRUCTURAL RETROFIT OF FOOTBRIDGE WITH COMPOSITE MATERIALS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ivano Iovinella, Alberto Balsamo, Andrea Prota, Maria Isabella Vericaro

    STRUCTURAL RETROFIT OF FOOTBRIDGE WITH COMPOSITE MATERIALS Seismic improvements of existing building represents one of most active and productive field of engineering. In this field, old and new...

    https://nees.org/resources/12013

  16. Seismic vulnerability of traditional buildings: the effect of roof-masonry walls interaction

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Maria Parisi, Claudio Chesi

    Seismic vulnerability of traditional buildings: the effect of roof-masonry walls interaction A frontier in earthquake engineering remains between engineered, modern code designed buildings and the...

    https://nees.org/resources/12015

  17. SUSTAINABILITY IN SOFT WEAK OPEN FRONT BUILDINGS

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Lee, Fred Schott, Jessie Karns, Michael Symans

    SUSTAINABILITY IN SOFT WEAK OPEN FRONT BUILDINGS SUSTAINABILITY IN SOFT WEAK OPEN FRONT BUILDINGS Soft weak open front (SWOF) buildings often perform poorly in earthquakes. Two examples are...

    https://nees.org/resources/12035

  18. Innovative Emergency Repair Study on Severely Damaged Bridge Columns using Shape Memory Alloy Spirals

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Moochul Shin, Bassem Andrawes

    Innovative Emergency Repair Study on Severely Damaged Bridge Columns using Shape Memory Alloy Spirals Repairing damaged bridge reinforced concrete (RC) columns is imperative to recover safety,...

    https://nees.org/resources/12047

  19. Seismic Rehabilitation of the Historic Smokestack at Heart Mountain Relocation Center

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Owen Rosenboom, Lawrence Graham, Kari Klaboe, Sigmund Freeman, Jerry E. Maly

    Preservation of the Iconic Smokestack at Heart Mountain Relocation Center For three years during World War II (1942-1945), thousands of Japanese-Americans were interned at the Heart Mountain...

    https://nees.org/resources/12059

  20. FEMA P-807: Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Weak-Story Wood-Framed Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Mar, Mike Korolyk

    FEMA P807: Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Weak-Story Wood-Frame Buildings This presentation will introduce FEMA P-807 Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Weak-Story Wood-framed Buildings. The...

    https://nees.org/resources/12135