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  • Saada, A. S.; Fries, G.; Ker, C. C.
    An Evaluation of Laboratory Testing Techniques in Soil Dynamics.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., March 1982, 71 p.
    Keywords: Shear tests; Test equipment; Ground motion; Earthquake engineering; Sands; Earthquakes; Triaxial tests; Soil tests; Soil dynamics; Landslides; Clays; Cyclic loads

  • Balling, R. J.; Ciampi, V.; Pister, K. S.; Polak, E.
    Optimal Design of Seismic-Resistant Planar Steel Frames.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., December 1981, 127 p.
    Identifying Number(s): UCB/EERC-81/20
    Keywords: Ground motion; User needs; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Seismic design; Structural design; Soil structure interactions; Mathematical programming; Computer graphics; Design criteria; RATTLE computer program; Mathematical models; Computer aided design

  • O'Rourke, M. J.; Serna, R.; Johnson, R. U.
    Duration of Earthquakes, Comparison between Ground Motion and Structural Motion.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., May 1982, 72 p.
    Identifying Number(s): CE-82-3
    Keywords: Dynamic response; Ground motion; Damping; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; San Fernando (California); Soil structure interactions; Earth movements; California; Resonant frequency; Sendi (Japan); Japan; Seismic waves

  • de Neufville, R.
    How Do We Evaluate and Choose Between Alternative Codes for Design and Performance.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Research Applied to National Needs., February 1975, 38 p.
    Identifying Number(s): MIT-CE-R75-3
    Keywords: Ground motion; Buildings; Building codes; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Risk; Probability density functions; Seismic design; Seismic design decision analysis; Earthquakes; Safety factor; Benefit cost analysis; Seismic risk

  • Munroe, T.; Blair, C.
    Economic Impact in Seismic Design Decision Analysis: A Preliminary Investigation.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Research Applied to National Needs., June 1975, 100 p.
    Identifying Number(s): MIT-CE-R75-25
    Keywords: Economic impact; Ground motion; Buildings; Damage assessment; Earthquake engineering; Boston (Massachusetts); San Francisco (California); Earthquake resistant structures; Seismic design; Seismic design decision analysis; Earthquakes; Decision making; Puget Sound; Benefit cost analysis; Seismic risk

  • Aristizabal-Ochoa, J. D.; Sozen, M. A.
    Behavior of Ten-Story Reinforced Concrete Walls Subjected to Earthquake Motions.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., October 1976, 397 p.
    Identifying Number(s): ['UILU-ENG-76-2017', 'STRUCTURAL RESEARCH SER-431']
    Keywords: Dynamic response; Ground motion; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Earthquakes; Reinforced concrete; Walls; Earth movement; Dynamic structural analysis

  • Daly, W.; Judd, W.; Meade, R.
    Evaluation of Seismicity at U.S. Reservoirs.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Research Applied to National Needs., May 1977, 31 p.
    Keywords: Ground motion; Dams; Pore pressure; Earthquake engineering; Reservoir engineering; Earthquakes; Reservoirs; Site surveys; Earth movements; Geological faults

  • Botsai, E. E.; Goldberg, A.; Fisher, J. L.; Lagorio, H. J.; Wosser, T. D.
    Architects and Earthquakes.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Research Applied to National Needs., January 1977, 113 p.
    Keywords: Dynamic structural analysis; Ground motion; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Risk analysis; Seismic design; Earthquakes; Structural design; Earth movements; Design criteria; Geological faults; Seismic risk

  • Vanmarcke, E. H.; Lai, S. S. P.
    Strong-Motion Duration of Earthquakes.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Div. of Advanced Environmental Research and Technology., July 1977, 38 p.
    Identifying Number(s): R77-16
    Keywords: Acceleration (Physics); Ground motion; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Seismic epicenter; Earthquakes; Time measurement; Earth movements; Seismic waves

  • Drenick, R. F.
    Minimax Procedures for Specifying Earthquake Motion.
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. Research Applied to National Needs., December 20, 1976, 91 p.
    Keywords: Ground motion; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Risk analysis; Earthquakes; Earth movements; Design criteria; Confidence limits; Predictions; Seismic waves