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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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. 

  4. ACI 445 fib Punching shear database

    15 Apr 2018 | Databases | Contributor(s): Aikaterini Genikomsou, Jonathan Monical

    ACI 445 fib Punching Shear Database The data presented here were obtained from tests of reinforced concrete slabs loaded statically to simulate concentric slab punching due to gravity loads. The data are fundamental in understanding the resistance of slabs to punching shear, which...

  5. 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...

  6. DataHub: Promotion and Outreach Tracking

    04 Apr 2018 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jonathan Monical

    DataHub: Promotion and Outreach Tracking This dataset contains the promotional and outreach activities of DataHub and the corresponding user statistics.

  7. Oaxaca 80

    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...

  8. 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 new experiments...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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

  20. 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, Jennifer Irish, John Van de Lindt

    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...