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

    25 Sep 2017

    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...

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

    21 Sep 2017

    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...

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

    21 Sep 2017

    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...

  4. Seismic Performance of 5 RC Buildings w Structural Walls at Tohoku Univ. during the Tohoku EQ of 2011 (NEES-2012-1122

    31 Aug 2017

    Title: Seismic Performance of Five Reinforced Concrete Buildings with Structural Walls at Tohoku University during the Tohoku, Japan, Earthquake of 2011 (NEES-2012-1122)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The objective of this Rapid Research Response (RAPID) award was to investigate the...

  5. RAPID: Mapping of Earthquake Damage in Precast Buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand (NEES-2011-1046)

    29 Aug 2017

    Title: RAPID: Mapping of Earthquake Damage in Precast Buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand (NEES-2011-1046)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: Following powerful earthquakes between September 2010 and June 2011 near Christchurch, New Zealand, an expedition to document damage in precast concrete...

  6. Hybrid Simulation and Shake-Table Tests on RC Buildings With Masonry Infill Walls (NEES-2006-0135)

    10 Aug 2017

    Title: Hybrid Simulation and Shake-Table Tests on RC Buildings With Masonry Infill Walls (NEES-2006-0135)Year Of Curation: 2009Description: The project aims towards developing a unified on-line experimental methodology combined with simulation to determine the dynamic performance of complex...

  7. Shake table study on the effect of diaphragm flexibility on out-of-plane dynamic stability of URM walls (NEES-2013-1195)

    09 Aug 2017

    Title: Shake table study on the effect of diaphragm flexibility on out-of-plane dynamic stability of unreinforced masonry walls (NEES-2013-1195)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This project consists of an experimental study examining the out-of-plane stability under seismic loading of URM walls...

  8. Response of Ten Story, Reinforced Concrete Model Frames to Simulated Earthquakes (NEES-2011-1072)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: Response of Ten Story, Reinforced Concrete Model Frames to Simulated Earthquakes (NEES-2011-1072)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The object of this research was to study both elastic and inelastic response of reinforced concrete structures subjected to strong earthquake...

  9. Experiments to Study the Earthquake Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Setbacks (NEES-2011-1068)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: Experiments to Study the Earthquake Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Setbacks (NEES-2011-1068)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Traditionally, building codes for earthquake-resistant design in the United States have separated buildings into two classes with respect to the...

  10. An Experimental and Analytical Study of the Earthquake Response of R/C Frames with Yielding Columns (NEES-2011-1063)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: An Experimental and Analytical Study of the Earthquake Response of R/C Frames with Yielding Columns (NEES-2012-1063)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The structural framing systems permitted by existing design codes are in part a product of scientific scrutiny as well as a matter of...

  11. Experiments to Study Earthquake Response of R/C Structures with Stiffness Interruptions (NEES-2011-1058)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: Experiments to Study Earthquake Response of R/C Structures with Stiffness Interruptions (NEES-2011-1058)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The work described in this site was part of a continuing investigation of the response of reinforced concrete structures to strong earthquake motions...

  12. Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction (NEES-2006-0138)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction (NEES-2011-0138)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: This project dealt with the shake table testing program of a full-scale two-story woodframe townhouse building conducted within the NEESWood...

  13. Inelastic Web Crushing Performance Limits of High-Strength-Concrete Structural Walls (NEES-2005-0078)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: Inelastic Web Crushing Performance Limits of High-Strength-Concrete Structural Walls (NEES-2011-0078)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: Recent research findings indicate that the design of high-capacity shear walls with stable ductile behavior is possible if rational failure modes that can...

  14. Lateral Load Behavior and Modeling of Shear-Dominant RC Walls for Performance-Based Design (NEES-2012-1131)

    07 Aug 2017

    Title: Lateral Load Behavior and Modeling of Shear-Dominant RC Walls for Performance-Based Design (NEES-2012-1131)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The goals of the research are to develop and validate new modeling approaches appropriate for combined gravity and earthquake loads for buildings...

  15. Experimental Study of Frame-Wall Interaction in RC Structures Subjected to Strong Earthquake Motions (NEES-2011-1019)

    03 Aug 2017

    Title: Experimental Study of Frame-Wall Interaction in Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Strong Earthquake Motions (NEES-2011-1019)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The objective of the experimental study was to develop a better understanding of the response of frame-wall structures to...

  16. Collapse Vulnerability and Seismic Design of Metal Buildings (NEES-2010-0986)

    03 Aug 2017

    Title: Collapse Vulnerability and Seismic Design of Metal Buildings (NEES-2010-0986)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Metal Building Systems make up a large portion of new low-rise, non-residential construction today. These systems are designed to be extremely efficient and as such exhibit very...

  17. Centrifuge Tests for Soil-Culvert-Interaction of Square Box Culvert In Dry Cohesionless Soil (NEES-2010-0969)

    03 Aug 2017

    Title: Centrifuge Tests for Static and Seismic Soil-Culvert-Interaction (SCI) of Square Box Culvert Inside Dry Cohesionless Soil (NEES-2010-0969)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of static loads due to soil and surficial foundation as...

  18. Experimental Investigation on the Seismic Performance of Horizontally Curved Bridges (NEES-2010-0967)

    03 Aug 2017

    Title: Experimental Investigation on the Seismic Performance of Horizontally Curved Bridges (NEES-2010-0967)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This project is a task within a larger project funded by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under a contract to the University of Nevada to study the...

  19. NEES: Shear Wall Database

    02 Aug 2017 | Databases

    AuthorsThis database was assembled by researchers at Tongji University. The database was published at NEEShub on December 05 2010 and has been reproduced here to preserve the data and ensure continued access. Databasedoi: 10.4231/D38C9R416This structural performance database contains material and...

  20. Seismic Performance of Innovative Straw Bale Wall Systems (NEES-2009-0666)

    20 Jul 2017 | Databases

    Title: Seismic Performance of Innovative Straw Bale Wall Systems (NEES-2009-0666)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The objective of this project was to determine the capacity of four earthen plastered, load bearing, thin straw bale wall assemblies under in-plane cyclic loading, and the...