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  1. Towards developing an engineering procedure for evaluating building performance on softened ground (NEES-2006-0224)

    10 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Jonathan Bray

    Title: Towards developing an engineering procedure for evaluating building performance on softened ground (NEES-2006-0224)Year Of Curation: 2009Description: Soil-foundation-structure-interaction (SFSI) plays a significant role in soil response and structure performance when ground softening...

  2. Understanding and Improving the Seismic Behavior of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays (NEES-2010-0952)

    03 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Kanthasamy Muraleetharan, Amy Cerato, Sri Sritharan, Steven Vukazich

    Title: Understanding and Improving the Seismic Behavior of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays (NEES-2010-0952)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: Pile foundations are an integral part of many civil engineering structures. The seismic behavior of pile foundations is a very complex problem with...

  3. Topographic Effects in Strong Ground Motion - From Physical and Numerical Modeling to Design (NEES-2010-0977)

    03 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Adrian Rodriguez-Marek, Domniki Asimaki, Brady Cox, Miguel Pando, Joseph Wartman

    Title: Topographic Effects in Strong Ground Motion - From Physical and Numerical Modeling to Design (NEES-2010-0977)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: Topographic effects refer to the modification and amplification of seismic ground motion in the vicinity of topographic features such as...

  4. Collaboration between E-Defense and NEES: Studying Pile Stress in Laterally Spread Ground (NEES-2007-0361)

    28 Jun 2017 | Contributor(s):: Ross Boulanger

    Title: Collaboration between E-Defense and NEES: Studying Pile Stress in Laterally Spread Ground (NEES-2007-0361)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: Two centrifuge model tests, Tests 1 and 2, were planned to estimate failure mechanism of piles in the ground behind a quay wall during laterally...

  5. Dynamic Behavior of Slickensided Surfaces (NEES-2005-0027)

    09 Jun 2017 | Contributor(s):: Ross Boulanger, James Duncan

    Title: Dynamic Behavior of Slickensided Surfaces (NEES-2005-0027)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: This project consists of a series of centrifuge tests that were performed using the UC Davis geotechnical centrifuge. The purpose of these tests was to measure the amount of displacement that...

  6. NEES : FLIQ: Foundation and Ground Performance in Liquefaction Experiments

    04 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jacquelyn Allmond, Bruce Lloyd Kutter, Jonathan Bray and Connor Hayden

     AuthorsThe authors of this database are Jacquelyn Allmond (University of California, Davis), Bruce Lloyd Kutter (University of California, Davis), Jonathan Bray (University of California, Berkeley) and Connor Hayden (University of California, Berkeley). The database was published at...