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  • Apostolakis, G. E.
    The Effect of a Certain Class of Potential Common Mode Failures on the Reliability of Redundant Systems.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Office of Energy R and D Policy., November 1975, 42 p.
    Identifying Number(s): UCLA-ENG-7528
    Keywords: Reliability; Failure; Risk; Nuclear reactor accidents; Birth and death processes; Common mode failures; Nuclear reactor safety; Nuclear power plants; Redundancy; Statistical analysis; Mathematical models

  • Kiremidjian, A. S.; Shah, H. C.; Lubetkin, L.
    Seismic Hazard Mapping for Guatemala.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Applied Science and Research Applications.; Banco de Guatemala.; Instituto Nacional de Electrificacion (Guatemala),; Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala., May 1977, 230 p.
    Identifying Number(s): 26
    Keywords: ; Seismic surveys; Hazards; Risk; Computer programs; Earthquake resistant structures; Seismic epicenter; Earthquakes; Guatemala; Magnitude; Maps; Mathematical models; Seismology

  • Abrams, D. P.; Calvi, G. M.
    Proceedings of the U.S.-Italy Workshop on Guidelines for Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings. Held in Pavia, Italy on June 22-24, 1994.
    National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, NY.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; New York State Science and Technology Foundation, Albany., July 20, 1994, 300 p.
    Keywords: International cooperation; Rehabilitation; Hazards; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Failure (Mechanics); Meetings; Case studies; Unreinforced masonry buildings; Architectural design; Safety; Italy; Photographs; Mathematical models; Historic buidings; United States; Seismic waves

  • Hwang, H. H. M.; Huo, J. R.
    Generation of Hazard-Consistent Fragility Curves for Seismic Loss Estimation Studies.
    National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, NY.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; New York State Science and Technology Foundation, Albany., June 14, 1994, 180 p.
    Keywords: Damage probability matrix; Earthquake damage; Hazards; Damage assessment; Building codes; Earthquake engineering; Earthquakes; Soil structure interactions; Estimation; Structural failure; Soil mechanics; Mathematical models; Structural analysis; Nonlinear systems; Fragility curves

  • Li, C.; Reinhorn, A. M.
    Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Seismic Retrofit of Structures with Supplemental Damping. Part 2. Friction Devices.
    National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; New York State Science and Technology Foundation, Albany., July 6, 1995, 234 p.
    Identifying Number(s): NCEER-95-0009
    Keywords: Energy dissipation; Passive systems; Damping; Buildings; Dynamic structural analysis; Earthquake engineering; Loads (Forces); Graphs (Charts); Sliding friction; Vibration; Analytical models; Structural design; Reinforced concrete; Shaking; Displacement; Mathematical models; Passive control; Control systems; Soil mechanisms; Tables (Data); Retrofitting

  • Pantelides, C. P.; Tzan, S. R.
    Synthesis of Passive and Active Bracing in Active Structures.
    National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA., July 8, 1996, 316 p.
    Identifying Number(s): UR-UUCE-96-01
    Keywords: Dynamic response; Damping; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Northridge (California); Seismic design; Mathematical models; Bracing

  • Balopoulou, S.; Grigoriu, M.
    Seismic Response of Nominally Symmetric Systems with Strength Uncertainty.
    National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA., December 23, 1997, 216 p.
    Identifying Number(s): NCEER-97-0015
    Keywords: Acceleration (Physics); Buildings; Building codes; El Centro earthquake; Earthquake engineering; Lateral pressure; Seismic design; Probability theory; Torsion; Mathematical models; Eccentricity; Motion

  • Constantinou, M. C.; Soong, T. T.; Dargush, G. F.
    Passive Energy Dissipation Systems for Structural Design and Retrofit.
    National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; New York State Government, Albany.; Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC.; Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC., cJuly 31, 1998, 324 p.
    Identifying Number(s): ['MCEER-MONO-1', 'ISBN-0-9656682-1-5']
    Keywords: ; Passive systems; Energy dissipation; Energy absorbers; Ground motion; Earthquake engineering; Visoelastic damping; Hysteresis; Seismic design; Structural design; Vibration damping; Dampers; Nonlinear analysis; Mathematical models; Structural memebers; Retrofitting

  • Fattal, S. G.; Todd, D. R.
    Ultimate Strength of Masonry Shear Walls: Predictions versus Test Results.
    October 1991, 48 p.
    Identifying Number(s): NISTIR-4633
    Keywords: ; Ultimate strength; Building codes; Earthquake resistant structures; Earthquake engineering; Loads (Forces); Masonry; Walls; Design standards; Mathematical models; Structural analysis; Shear stress

  • Yokel, F. Y.
    Effect of Subsurface Conditions on Earthquake Ground Motions.
    January 1993, 100 p.
    Identifying Number(s): NISTIR-4769
    Keywords: Dynamic response; Spectra analysis; Earthquake engineering; Soil profiles; Earthquakes; Oakland (California); Soil properties; Loma Prieta Earthquake; Earth movements; Wave propagation; Shear strain; Mathematical models; Seismic waves