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  1. Multi-Scale Simulation of Low-Triaxiality Fracture and Ultra Low Cycle Fatigue in Steel Structures (NEES-2012-1121)

    09 Dec 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Amit Kanvinde

    Title: Multi-Scale Simulation of Low-Triaxiality Fracture and Ultra Low Cycle Fatigue in Steel Structures (NEES-2012-1121)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: Current standards require that welded column splice connections in Special or Intermediate Resisting Frames (IMRFs or SMRFs) feature...

  2. Let's Shake it Up! A Problem-Based Learning Project on Earthquake Disaster Management

    06 Dec 2017 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Alana Lund, Christopher Roemmele, Lisa Roetker, Steven Smith

    Units on earthquake education typically develop the topic from a theoretical and investigative perspective. Though this approach helps students understand the mechanisms of events like tornadoes and earthquakes, it misses the connection to the impact these events have on the world. Student...

  3. The Camp Calcium Database

    05 Dec 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Corrie Marie Whisner, Sumudine Fernando, david michael grobe, Berdine Martin, Chandima Hewanadungodage, Ann Christine Catlin

    Camp Calcium is a unique research study that investigates factors that improve building bone during the rapid growth period of adolescence and dietary factors which influence calcium and bone metabolism. While at camp, campers eat a controlled diet with a known amount of calcium and other...

  4. Development of Performance Based Tsunami Engineering, PBTE (NEES-2009-0664)

    27 Nov 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): H. Riggs, Ian Robertson, Kwok Fai Cheung, Solomon Yim

    Title: Development of Performance Based Tsunami Engineering, PBTE (NEES-2009-0664)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: Tsunamis pose a significant threat to coastal communities and infrastructure throughout the world. In many cases horizontal evacuation is not possible due to the potential local...

  5. The NEES Project Warehouse

    22 Nov 2017 | Databases

    NEESThe Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) was a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded organization aimed at facilitating research to mitigate earthquake damage and loss of life. The NEEShub cyber infrastructure was developed in response to the NEES community's need to...

  6. Seismic Simulation and Design of Bridge Columns under Combined Actions (NEES-2005-0071)

    15 Nov 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): David Sanders, Abdeldjelil Belarbi, Amr Elnashai, Pedro Silva, Shirley Dyke, Jian Zhang

    Title: Seismic Simulation and Design of Bridge Columns under Combined Actions, and Implications on System Response (NEES-2005-0071)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: "Bridge columns are subjected to combinations of actions and deformations, caused by spatially-complex earthquake ground...

  7. Induced Partial Saturation (LPS) Through Transport and Reactivity for Liquefaction Mitigation (NEES-2011-1081)

    20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Mishac Yegian, Sabanayagam Thevanayagam, Kenneth H. Stokoe

    Title: Induced Partial Saturation (LPS) Through Transport and Reactivity for Liquefaction Mitigation (NEES-2011-1081)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: Devastating effects of ground failure, due to liquefaction of water saturated sands, on the built environment has been widely observed during...

  8. Seismic Resilience of Pre-Tensioned Bridge Bents (NEES-2013-1216)

    20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): John Stanton, David Sanders, Marc Eberhard

    Title: Seismic Resilience of Pre-Tensioned Bridge Bents (NEES-2013-1216)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: This research investigates a system to simultaneously achieve three major advances in the design and construction of bridge bents: improved seismic performance, faster on-site construction,...

  9. Full Scale Testing of RC Pile Foundation Systems for Highway Bridges (NEES-2005-0093)

    20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jonathan Stewart

    Title: Full Scale Testing of RC Pile Foundation Systems for Highway Bridges (NEES-2005-0093)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This project investigates the lateral performance of full-scale cast-in-drilled-hole (CIDH) shafts. Several shafts of varying diameter, head condition, and group...

  10. NEESR-GC: Seismic Risk Mitigation for Port Systems (NEES-2005-0086)

    20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Glenn Rix, Alan Erera, Ross Boulanger, Reginald DesRoches, Domniki Asimaki, Roberto Leon, Ellen Rathje, Dawn Lehman, Charles Roeder, Patricia Gallagher, James LaFave, Stuart Werner, Andrew Whittle

    Title: NEESR-GC: Seismic Risk Mitigation for Port Systems (NEES-2005-0086)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Earthquakes pose a significant threat to many U.S. seaports, which serve as crucial gateways for international trade. Current engineering practice for seismic risk reduction for port...

  11. Service Load Deflections in Slabs Reinforced with High Strength Steel

    11 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Alana Lund, Ash Puranam, Ryan T. Whelchel, Lucas Laughery, Henrik Skovgaard, Santiago Pujol

    Service Load Deflections in Slabs Reinforced with High Strength Steel

  12. Mitigating the Risk of Coastal Infrastructure through understanding Tsunami-Structure Interaction and Modeling (NEES-2009-0663)

    11 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Daniel Cox, John Van de Lindt, Jennifer Irish, Rakesh Gupta

    Title: Mitigating the Risk of Coastal Infrastructure through understanding Tsunami-Structure Interaction and Modeling (NEES-2009-0663)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: The current tsunami evacuation strategy in the U.S. puts large populations at high risk because it requires everyone to...

  13. Behavior, Analysis and Design of Complex Wall Systems (NEES-2005-0104)

    11 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Dawn Lehman, Laura Lowes, Daniel Kuchma, Jian Zhang

    Title: Behavior, Analysis and Design of Complex Wall Systems (NEES-2005-0104)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The laboratory testing presented here was conducted as part of a larger effort that employed laboratory testing and numerical simulation to advance understanding of the earthquake...

  14. Performance-Based Design of New Masonry: UCSD (NEES-2009-0679)

    11 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Richard Klingner, Benson Shing, David McLean, Nardin Wasef, William McGinley

    Title: Performance-Based Design of New Masonry: UCSD (NEES-2010-0679)Year Of Curation: 2010Description: The objectives of this NSF NEES Small Group project are to refine existing performance-based provisions for the design of new masonry and masonry veneer, and to develop new provisions as...

  15. Innovative Economical Foundations with Improved Performance that is Less Sensitive to Site Conditions (NEES-2008-0565)

    25 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Bruce Kutter

    Title: Innovative Economical Foundations with Improved Performance that is Less Sensitive to Site Conditions (NEES-2009-0565)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: This research project started with investigating innovative foundations that improve performance of bridges during earthquakes with...

  16. Real time dynamic substructuring tests on a cable-deck system (NEES-2013-1219)

    25 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Maria Rosaria Marsico

    Title: Real time dynamic substructuring tests on a cable-deck system (NEES-2013-1219)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The project aims to experimentally mark the stability boundary of a cable-deck system by performing real-time substructuring dynamic tests. The results are used to validate an...

  17. SASW Measurements at Stanford University (NEES-2009-0736)

    25 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Ivan Wong, Kenneth H. Stokoe

    Title: SASW Measurements at Stanford University (NEES-2009-0736)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: At the request of Stanford University, URS Corporation has updated the seismic hazard evaluation of the campus and revised the campus-wide design ground motions. This study updates a previous study...

  18. Impact Forces from Tsunami-Driven Debris (NEES-2010-0942)

    25 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): H. Riggs, Daniel Cox, Clay Naito, Marcelo Kobayashi

    Title: Impact Forces from Tsunami-Driven Debris (NEES-2010-0942)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The objective of this research project is to improve our understanding of, and predictive capabilities for, tsunami-driven debris impact forces on structures. Of special interest are shipping...

  19. Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems (NEES-2010-0917)

    25 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Daniel Abrams, David Biggs, Ian Robertson, Ilinca Stanciulescu

    Title: Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems (NEES-2010-0917)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The research will enable a new technology for earthquake resistant design of buildings, known as hybrid masonry. This innovative concept for improved seismic performance of low to mid-rise...

  20. Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings (NEES-2005-0075)

    21 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Gregory Deierlein, Jerome F. Hajjar, Sarah Billington

    Title: Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings (NEES-2005-0075)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Research and experience from past earthquakes suggest the need for buildings that are less vulnerable to damage and easier to repair after a major earthquake. Of particular concern are certain...