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  1. Development of Performance Based Tsunami Engineering, PBTE (NEES-2009-0664)

    27 Nov 2017 | 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...

  2. Mitigating the Risk of Coastal Infrastructure through understanding Tsunami-Structure Interaction and Modeling (NEES-2009-0663)

    11 Oct 2017 | 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 evacuate...

  3. Impact Forces from Tsunami-Driven Debris (NEES-2010-0942)

    25 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: H. Riggs, Daniel Cox, Marcelo Kobayashi, Clay Naito

    Title: Impact Forces from Tsunami-Driven Debris (NEES-2010-0942)Year Of Curation: 2013Description: The objective of this research project is to improve our understanding of, and predictive capabilities for, tsunami-driven debris impact forces on structures. Of special interest are shipping...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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,...

  8. Tsunami Wave Impact Forces on Cylinders (NEES-2007-0325)

    26 Jun 2017 | Contributor(s):: Philip Liu, Harry Yeh, Solomon Yim

    Tsunami Wave Impact Forces on Cylinders (NEES-2007-0325)