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  1. Damage Detection and Health Monitoring of Buried Pipelines after Earthquake-Induced Ground Movement (NEES-2008-0576)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Radoslaw Michalowski, Aaron Bradshaw, Russell Green, Jerome Lynch, Jason Weiss

    Title: Damage Detection and Health Monitoring of Buried Pipelines after Earthquake-Induced Ground Movement (NEES-2008-0576)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The assessment of damage to lifelines after natural disasters, such as earthquakes, is a crucial component of emergency response and rescue...

  2. Evaluation of Ground Rupture Effects on Critical Lifelines (NEES-2005-0013)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Thomas O'Rourke, Kathleen Krafft, Michael O'Rourke, Harry Stewart, Michael Symans

    Title: Evaluation of Ground Rupture Effects on Critical Lifelines (NEES-2005-0013)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: A suite of experiments was performed to investigate the performance of buried pipelines and conduits subjected to large ground deformations. Full-scale laboratory tests were...

  3. New Method to Evaluate the Buried Pipeline– Sandy Soil Interaction Subjected to Strike Slip Faulting

    07 Feb 2020 | Contributor(s):: Mohammad Ashrafy, Mehrzad TahamouliRoudsari, Mahmood Hosseini, Milad Azin, Mohammadreza Nasimi, Morteza Torkaman, Ali Khorsandi

    The aim of this study is to provide a new method to assess the interaction between sandy soil and buried pipeline in the presence of strike-slip faulting. To that end, two full-scale experiments were carried out on steel and polyethylene pipes. Using ABAQUS and an optimization algorithm, the...