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  1. 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

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

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

    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...

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

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

    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...

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

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

    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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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

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

    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...

  11. Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities (NEES-2011-1050)

    21 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Santiago Pujol

    Title: Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities (NEES-2014-1050)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: Discontinuities in the geometry and the reinforcement of structural walls create stress concentrations that have detrimental effects on wall seismic...

  12. International Hybrid Simulation of Tomorrow's Braced Frame Systems (NEES-2008-0605)

    21 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Charles Roeder, Dawn Lehman, Taichiro Okazaki, Stephen Mahin

    Title: International Hybrid Simulation of Tomorrow's Braced Frame Systems (NEES-2008-0605)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Braced frame systems offer an attractive solution to the multiple design criteria within performance-based seismic engineering. Their elastic properties provide the...

  13. Seismic Design of Reinforced Masonry Shear-wall Structures (NEES-2011-1045)

    21 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Benson Shing, Richard Klingner, David McLean

    Title: Seismic Design of Reinforced Masonry Shear-wall Structures (NEES-2011-1045)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This research is intended to produce much-needed experimental data to better understand the seismic performance of reinforced masonry shear-wall structures, and to develop...

  14. Using NEES as a Testbed for Studying Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction: Shaking Table Tests (NEES-2005-0032)

    21 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Mehdi Saiidi

    Title: Using NEES as a Testbed for Studying Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction: Shaking Table Tests (NEES-2005-0032)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: The primary objectives of this project are two folds: (1) to demonstrate how researchers from multiple universities can conduct collaborative...

  15. The Effect of Scale on the Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Beams to Shear (NEES-2012-1169)

    21 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Santiago Pujol

    Title: The Effect of Scale on the Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Beams to Shear (NEES-2012-1169)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: Tests of reinforced concrete beams have shown that as the depth increases, unit shear strength decreases. Researchers have warned of the potential...

  16. Behavior and Design of Cast-in-Place Anchors under Simulated Seismic Loading (NEES-2009-0725)

    04 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jian Zhao, Bahram Shahrooz

    Title: Behavior and Design of Cast-in-Place Anchors under Simulated Seismic Loading (NEES-2009-0725)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: Headed anchors/studs are commonly used in structures to connect steel members (e.g., columns, girders, or braces) and concrete elements (e.g., foundations,...

  17. Earthquake Response and Rehabilitation of Critical Lifelines (NEES-2010-0918)

    04 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Thomas O'Rourke, Harry Stewart, Amjad Aref, Andre Filiatrault, Sofia Tangalos

    Title: Earthquake Response and Rehabilitation of Critical Lifelines (NEES-2010-0918)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: Lifelines include underground water, waste and storm disposal, natural gas, and liquid fuel pipelines, electric power cables, and telecommunication conduits that are critical...

  18. Performance-Based Design and Real-Time Large-Scale Testing to Enable Implementation of Advanced Damping Systems (NEES-2008-0648)

    04 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Anil Agrawal, James Ricles, Richard Christenson, Billie Spencer

    Title: Performance-Based Design and Real-Time Large-Scale Testing to Enable Implementation of Advanced Damping Systems (NEES-2008-0648)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: Advanced structural damping systems such as magnetorheological (MR) dampers have great potential improve our ability to...

  19. Field Measurement of the Linear and Nonlinear Constrained Moduli of Granular Soil (NEES-2013-1174)

    01 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Kenneth H. Stokoe

    Title: Field Measurement of the Linear and Nonlinear Constrained Moduli of Granular Soil (NEES-2013-1174)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The purpose of this work is to measure the linear and nonlinear constrained moduli of a granular soil in the field.  To this end, two arrays of 3-D...

  20. Large-Scale Validation of Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns (NEES-2012-0987)

    01 Sep 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): PEER Lifelines Program

    Title: Large-Scale Validation of Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns (NEES-2012-0987)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: This investigation will obtain, interpret and disseminate the first shake table results for full-scale bridge columns detailed consistent with current U.S. design practices....