Modeling the Performance of Solar Photovoltaic Systems
15 Jul 2018 | Contributor(s): Muhammed Tahir Patel, Reza Asadpour, Xingshu sun
A presentation was given as part of the first DEEDS workshop on June 29, 2018 in support of the NSF-funded projectCIF21 DIBBs: EI: Creating a Digital Environment for Enabling Data-Driven Science (DEEDS). These slides were created and presented by M. Tahir Patel, PhD student in the School of...
DEEDS 2018 Use Cases Workshop
01 Jul 2018 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Ann Christine Catlin, Muhammad Ashraful Alam, Connie Weaver, Marisol Sepulveda, Joe Francisco
The first DEEDS workshop was held on June 29, 2018. The workshop focus was the DEEDS use cases. Each use case presented an overview of their research and then described how their DEEDS dataset support their data, computing, and scientific workflows.
Headless submit functionality
19 Jun 2018 | Tools | Contributor(s): Steven Clark
Execute generic submit command wthin a tool session without UI.
Buildings Surveyed after 2017 Mexico City Earthquakes
08 Jun 2018 | Databases | Contributor(s): Purdue University
Buildings Surveyed after 2017 Mexico City EarthquakesThis dataset consists of building data collected in Mexico City after the 19 September 2017 Puebla-Morelos Earthquake. Over 120 reinforced concrete structures were surveyed by engineers from USA, Mexico, and New Zealand with...
UCSB Researcher Makes Waves At Earthquake Research Summit
25 Apr 2018 | Notes | Contributor(s): Aurie Swartz, NEES Media Communications
Daily Nexus | October 1, 2013 | Online | UC Santa Barbara's student-run newspaper featured an article congratulating NEES Project Specialist and Education/Outreach Coordinator Sandra Seale on receiving the "Outstanding Service in the area of Education, Outreach and Training" award at Quake...
Tests of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls with Different Opening Arrangements
23 Apr 2018 | Databases | Contributor(s): Toshikatsu Ichinose, Yasushi Sanada, Suguru Suzuki, Lucas Laughery, Andriamirado Ramarozatovo, Minori Hirosawa, Takuya Kinushita, Hiroto Takahashi, Hong Liu
Tests of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls with Different Opening ArrangementsThis dataset contains data from tests of five quarter-scale, three-story tall reinforced concrete structural walls under reversed cyclic loading. The aim of the testing program was to evaluate the strength and...
FLECHA: A macro-enabled spreadsheet for developing moment-curvature diagrams
17 Apr 2018 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Santiago Pujol
FLECHA is a macro-enabled spreadsheet program for developing moment-curvature diagrams for reinforced concrete sections. The spreadsheet was written by Santiago Pujol and was last revised in April 2001.
2017 Pohang Earthquake - Reinforced Concrete Building Damage Survey
08 Apr 2018 | Databases | Contributor(s): Chungwook Sim, Lucas Laughery, T. C. Chiou, Pu-wen Weng
This dataset was last updated on April 8, 2018.The earthquake in Korea occurred on November 15, 2017 with a moment magnitude of 5.4. Heunghae and Pohang were the two major cities that were damaged during the event. No person were killed during the event and 82 were...
04 Apr 2018 | Databases | Contributor(s): Prateek Pratap Shah, Santiago Pujol
This data set contains ground motion data, and building photos, drawings and plans for the Oaxaca 80 building. Additional data will be added to the data set if and/or when they become available.All questions regarding the database can be addressed to Prateek Shah at...
Promotion and Outreach
15 Jan 2018 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Santiago Pujol, Lucas Laughery, Jonathan Monical
ActivityDateOutcomeMet with researcher in materials chemistry to showcase DataHub and help them create a datasetMay - July 2017New dataset created: https://datacenterhub.org/resources/14436In June there were 18,000...
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...
Shaking 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...
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. (See Got research? Camp Calcium celebrates 20 years and Got Milk? Scientist’s research...
Development of Performance Based Tsunami Engineering, PBTE (NEES-2009-0664)
27 Nov 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): H. Riggs, Kwok Fai Cheung, Ian Robertson, 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...
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...
Seismic Simulation and Design of Bridge Columns under Combined Actions (NEES-2005-0071)
15 Nov 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): David Sanders, Abdeldjelil Belarbi, Shirley Dyke, Amr Elnashai, Pedro Silva, 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...
Induced Partial Saturation (LPS) Through Transport and Reactivity for Liquefaction Mitigation (NEES-2011-1081)
20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Mishac Yegian, Kenneth H. Stokoe, Sabanayagam Thevanayagam
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...
Seismic Resilience of Pre-Tensioned Bridge Bents (NEES-2013-1216)
20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): John Stanton, Marc Eberhard, David Sanders
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...
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...
NEESR-GC: Seismic Risk Mitigation for Port Systems (NEES-2005-0086)
20 Oct 2017 | Databases | Contributor(s): Glenn Rix, Domniki Asimaki, Ross Boulanger, Reginald DesRoches, Alan Erera, Patricia Gallagher, James LaFave, Dawn Lehman, Roberto Leon, Ellen Rathje, Charles Roeder, 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...