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  1. Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings (NEES-2005-0075)

    21 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Gregory Deierlein, Sarah Billington, Jerome F. Hajjar

    Title: Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings (NEES-2005-0075)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Research and experience from past earthquakes suggest the need for buildings that are less vulnerable to damage and easier to repair after a major earthquake. Of particular concern are certain...

  2. Using NEES as a Testbed for Studying Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction: Shaking Table Tests (NEES-2005-0032)

    21 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Mehdi Saiidi

    Title: Using NEES as a Testbed for Studying Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction: Shaking Table Tests (NEES-2005-0032)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: The primary objectives of this project are two folds: (1) to demonstrate how researchers from multiple universities can conduct collaborative...

  3. Hybrid Simulation and Shake-Table Tests on RC Buildings With Masonry Infill Walls (NEES-2006-0135)

    10 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Khalid Mosalam

    Title: Hybrid Simulation and Shake-Table Tests on RC Buildings With Masonry Infill Walls (NEES-2006-0135)Year Of Curation: 2009Description: The project aims towards developing a unified on-line experimental methodology combined with simulation to determine the dynamic performance of complex...

  4. Shake table study on the effect of diaphragm flexibility on out-of-plane dynamic stability of URM walls (NEES-2013-1195)

    09 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Ken Elwood

    Title: Shake table study on the effect of diaphragm flexibility on out-of-plane dynamic stability of unreinforced masonry walls (NEES-2013-1195)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This project consists of an experimental study examining the out-of-plane stability under seismic loading of URM walls...

  5. Response of Ten Story, Reinforced Concrete Model Frames to Simulated Earthquakes (NEES-2011-1072)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Mete Sozen

    Title: Response of Ten Story, Reinforced Concrete Model Frames to Simulated Earthquakes (NEES-2011-1072)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The object of this research was to study both elastic and inelastic response of reinforced concrete structures subjected to strong earthquake...

  6. Experiments to Study the Earthquake Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Setbacks (NEES-2011-1068)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Mete Sozen, Sharon Wood

    Title: Experiments to Study the Earthquake Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Setbacks (NEES-2011-1068)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Traditionally, building codes for earthquake-resistant design in the United States have separated buildings into two classes with respect to the...

  7. An Experimental and Analytical Study of the Earthquake Response of R/C Frames with Yielding Columns (NEES-2011-1063)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Mete Sozen, Arturo Schultz

    Title: An Experimental and Analytical Study of the Earthquake Response of R/C Frames with Yielding Columns (NEES-2012-1063)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The structural framing systems permitted by existing design codes are in part a product of scientific scrutiny as well as a matter of...

  8. Experiments to Study Earthquake Response of R/C Structures with Stiffness Interruptions (NEES-2011-1058)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Mete Sozen, Jack Moehle

    Title: Experiments to Study Earthquake Response of R/C Structures with Stiffness Interruptions (NEES-2011-1058)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: The work described in this site was part of a continuing investigation of the response of reinforced concrete structures to strong earthquake motions...

  9. Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction (NEES-2006-0138)

    07 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: John Van de Lindt, Rachel Davidson, Andre Filiatrault, David Rosowsky, Michael Symans

    Title: Development of a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for Mid-Rise Woodframe Construction (NEES-2011-0138)Year Of Curation: 2011Description: This project dealt with the shake table testing program of a full-scale two-story woodframe townhouse building conducted within the NEESWood...

  10. Collapse Vulnerability and Seismic Design of Metal Buildings (NEES-2010-0986)

    03 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Chia-Ming Uang

    Title: Collapse Vulnerability and Seismic Design of Metal Buildings (NEES-2010-0986)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: Metal Building Systems make up a large portion of new low-rise, non-residential construction today. These systems are designed to be extremely efficient and as such exhibit very...

  11. Centrifuge Tests for Soil-Culvert-Interaction of Square Box Culvert In Dry Cohesionless Soil (NEES-2010-0969)

    03 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Hesham Naggar

    Title: Centrifuge Tests for Static and Seismic Soil-Culvert-Interaction (SCI) of Square Box Culvert Inside Dry Cohesionless Soil (NEES-2010-0969)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of static loads due to soil and surficial foundation as...

  12. Experimental Investigation on the Seismic Performance of Horizontally Curved Bridges (NEES-2010-0967)

    03 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Ian Buckle, Ahmad Itani, David Sanders

    Title: Experimental Investigation on the Seismic Performance of Horizontally Curved Bridges (NEES-2010-0967)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: This project is a task within a larger project funded by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under a contract to the University of Nevada to study the...

  13. Seismic Performance of Innovative Straw Bale Wall Systems (NEES-2009-0666)

    20 Jul 2017 | Contributor(s):: Darcey Donovan

    Title: Seismic Performance of Innovative Straw Bale Wall Systems (NEES-2009-0666)Year Of Curation: 2014Description: The objective of this project was to determine the capacity of four earthen plastered, load bearing, thin straw bale wall assemblies under in-plane cyclic loading, and the...

  14. NEES E-Defense: Seismic Performance of Interlocking Spiral Columns and Rectang. Cols. Based on Shake Table Tests (NEES-2006-0254

    23 Jun 2017 | Contributor(s):: Stephen Mahin

    Title: NEES E-Defense: Seismic Performance of Interlocking Spiral Columns and Rectangular Columns Based on Shake Table Tests (NEES-2006-0254)Year Of Curation: 2012Description: In Japan rectangular bridge columns with hoop reinforcement are more common while in California interlocking spiral...

  15. 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...

  16. U.S. Instrumentation and Data Processing for the 4-Story RC and Post-Tensioned E-Defense Building Tests (NEES-2011-1005)

    25 May 2017 | Contributor(s):: John Wallace

    Title: U.S. Instrumentation and Data Processing for the Four-Story Reinforced Concrete and Post-Tensioned E-Defense Building Tests (NEES-2013-1005)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: Researchers from Japan and the United States have been collaborating during the past two years on building tests to...

  17. Experimental Study of Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Setback Buildings

    29 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s):: Bahram M. Shahrooz, Jack P. Moehle

        "A one-quarter scale model of a two-bay by two-bay, six-story reinforced concrete ductile moment resisting frame having 50 percent setback at mid-height was designed, constructed, and tested. The prototype structure was designed for combined gravity and seismic...