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  1. Development of New Predictive Stability and Performance Metrics for Real-time Hybrid Simulation (NEES-2013-1205)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Amin Maghareh, Shirley Dyke, Fangshu Lin, Arun Prakash

    Title: Development of New Predictive Stability and Performance Metrics for Real-time Hybrid Simulation (NEES-2013-1205)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: In this study, new stability and performance indicators, predictive stability indicator (PSI) and predictive performance indicator (PPI), are...

  2. Earthquake Simulation Tests of High-Rise RC Residential Buildings (NEES-2014-1256)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Han Seon Lee

    Title: Earthquake Simulation Tests of High-Rise RC Residential Buildings (NEES-2014-1256)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The structural systems for the residential apartments, which cover more than 58% of the total number of the residential units in Korea, are generally high-rise...

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

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Santiago Pujol, Mete Sozen

    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...

  4. Full-Scale Seismically Isolated Bridge Testing (NEES-2010-0976)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Andrew Whittaker

    Title: Full-Scale Seismically Isolated Bridge Testing (NEES-2010-0976)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The analysis and design of seismically isolated structures are based on bounding procedures that accounts for plausible changes in mechanical properties of isolation hardware...

  5. Semiactive Control of Nonlinear Structures (NEES-2005-0021)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Richard Christenson

    Title: Semiactive Control of Nonlinear Structures (NEES-2005-0021)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: This pre-NEESR project will conduct fast-hybrid testing at the CU NEES FHT facility using large-scale Magneto-Rheological fluid dampers (built by the Lord Corporation) as semiactive control...

  6. Experimental Investigation of a Full-Scale Flat-Plate RC Structure Subjected to Cyclic Lateral Loading (NEES-2008-0625)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Mete Sozen, Michael Kreger

    Title: Experimental Investigation of a Full-Scale Flat-Plate Reinforced Concrete Structure Subjected to Cyclic Lateral Loading in the Inelastic Range of Response (NEES-2008-0625)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: A full-scale three-story reinforced concrete flat-plate structure was subjected to 4...

  7. Damage Detection of Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Combined Actions (NEES-2010-0882)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Yi-Ling Mo, Gangbing Song

    Title: Damage Detection of Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Combined Actions (NEES-2012-0882)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The intent of this research project is to further explore the knowledge of smart aggregates developed at UH at the practical level so that they can be widely...

  8. Tsunami Generation by Landslides: Integrating Lab Experiments, Numerical Models and Natural Scale Applications (NEES-2010-0968)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Hermann Fritz

    Title: Tsunami Generation by Landslides: Integrating Laboratory Scale Experiments, Numerical Models and Natural Scale Applications (NEES-2010-0968)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: This project's long-term goal is to transform assessment and mitigation of the landslide tsunami hazard through...

  9. Determining the Added Hazard Potential of Tsunamis by Interaction with Ocean Swell and Wind Waves (NEES-2010-0954)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): James Kaihatu

    Title: Determining the Added Hazard Potential of Tsunamis by Interaction with Ocean Swell and Wind Waves (NEES-2010-0954)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The destructive power of a tsunami on the world's coastlines is unquestioned; ample evidence can be seen in photos of the aftermath of...

  10. TSUNAMOS: A Validated, Multi-Scale Tsunami Model for Hybrid Numerical-Experimental Simulation (NEES-2008-0577)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Patrick Lynett, Philip Liu

    Title: TSUNAMOS: A Validated, Multi-Scale Tsunami Model for Hybrid Numerical-Experimental Simulation (NEES-2008-0577)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The objectives of the proposed research program are to 1) improve understanding of nearshore, three-dimensional tsunami evolution through an...

  11. Developing and Testing Algorithms for Generating Leading Tsunami Waves (NEES-2010-0924)

    31 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Philip Liu

    Title: Developing and Testing Algorithms for Generating Leading Tsunami Waves (NEES-2010-0924)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: During the last forty years, solitary waves have been used as surrogate leading tsunami waves in laboratory studies. The data taken from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunamis,...

  12. Measuring Runup and Bed Shear Stress Using Long Stroke Wave-Makers (NEES-2010-0919)

    29 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Philip Liu, Harry Yeh

    Title: Measuring Runup and Bed Shear Stress Using Long Stroke Wave-Makers (NEES-2010-0919)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: Based on the observations during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunamis, it is evident that the leading tsunami waves could have various forms: undulating bores and long waves with...

  13. NEESR-CR: Full-Scale Structural and Nonstructural Building System Performance during Earthquake (NEES-2009-0722)

    29 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Tara Hutchinson, Joel Conte, Jose Restrepo

    Title: NEESR-CR: Full-Scale Structural and Nonstructural Building System Performance during Earthquakes (NEES-2009-0722)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This landmark project involved earthquake and post-earthquake live fire testing of a five-story building constructed at full-scale on the...

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

    29 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Jose Restrepo, Robert Fleischman

    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...

  15. Evaluation of Seismic Levee Deformation Potential by Destructive Cyclic Field Testing (NEES-2008-0644)

    26 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Scott Brandenberg, Jonathan Stewart

    Title: Evaluation of Seismic Levee Deformation Potential by Destructive Cyclic Field Testing (NEES-2008-0644)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta levees are critical components of California's water distribution system. The Delta supplies fresh water to 22...

  16. Seismic Performance Assessment in Dense Urban Environments (NEES-2008-0639)

    26 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Jonathan Bray, Gregg Fiegel, Tara Hutchinson, Bruce Kutter, Robert Reitherman, Andrew Whittaker

    Title: Seismic Performance Assessment in Dense Urban Environments (NEES-2008-0639)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This award is an outcome of the NSF 08-519 program solicitation George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Research (NEESR) competition and includes...

  17. Developing International Protocols for Offshore Sediments and their Role in Geohazards (NEES-2008-0635)

    26 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Jason DeJong

    Title: Developing International Protocols for Offshore Sediments and their Role in Geohazards: Characterization, Assessment, and Mitigation (NEES-2008-0635)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The PIRE project utilized NEES ES shared use resources to investigate the following two topics:...

  18. Field Investigation of Shallow Ground Improvement Methods for Inhibiting Liquefaction; Christchurch, NZ (NEES-2013-1204)

    26 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Kenneth H. Stokoe, Brady Cox

    Title: Field Investigation of Shallow Ground Improvement Methods for Inhibiting Liquefaction Triggering; Christchurch, New Zealand (NEES-2013-1204)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: In 2010-2011, the city of Christchurch, New Zealand was devastated by a series of powerful earthquakes, including...

  19. Sustainable Highway Bridges with Novel Materials and Deconstructible Components (NEES-2013-1207)

    26 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Mehdi Saiidi

    Title: Sustainable Highway Bridges with Novel Materials and Deconstructible Components (NEES-2015-1207)Year Of Curation: 2015Description: The Partnership for Innovation (PFI) Project at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has two primary objectives. The first objective is to develop novel...

  20. Deep Shear Wave Velocity Measurements in the Las Vegas Basin (NEES-2009-0672)

    24 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s): Barbara Luke

    Title: Deep Shear Wave Velocity Measurements in the Las Vegas Basin (NEES-2009-0672)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: UNLVa??s Applied Geophysics Center (AGC) had a Small Grant for Exploratory Research from the National Science Foundation to use the NEES@UTexas Liquidator vibroseis for seismic...