Pardoen, G. C.
Analytical and Experimental Investigation of Structural Response - The Imperial County Services Building.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., January 1983, 222 p.
Keywords: Dynamic response; Ground motion; Buildings; Imperial County (California); Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Damage assessment; Earthquakes; Structural design; Computer applications; Finite element analysis; Seismic arrays; California; Dynamic structural analysis
Hanson, R. D.
US/Japan Cooperative Research Prrogram in Earthquake Engineering on Repair and Retrofit of Structures. Proceedings of the Second Seminar Held at Sendai and Tsukuba, Japan on May 16-18, 1981.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., May 1981, 433 p.
Keywords: Dynamic response; Foreign technology; Ground motion; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Meetings; Highway bridges; Earthquakes; Mechanical hysteresis; Soil structure interactions; Soil properties; Liquefaction (Soils); Concrete structures; Maintenance; Dynamic structural analysis
Hanson, R. D.
US/Japan Cooperative Research Program in Earthquake Engineering on Repair and Retrofit of Structures. Proceedings of the First Seminar Held at Los Angeles, California on May 15-17, 1980.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., May 1980, 272 p.
Keywords: Foreign technology; Rebuilding; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Meetings; Retrofit; Seismic design; Earthquakes; Structures; Concrete construction; Steel construction; Bridges (Structures); Dynamic structural analysis
Alesch, D. J.; Peak, W. J.
Politics and Economics of Earthquake Hazard Mitigation. Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in Southern California. Program on Environment and Behavior.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA., cJanuary 1986, 294 p.
Keywords: Risk assessment; Case studies; Public policy; Seismic design; Soil-structure interactions; Costs; Earthquakes; Policy making; Unreinforced concrete; Perception; Natural hazards; Retrofitting; Buildings; Building codes; Disasters; Legislation; Earthquake resistant structures; Masonry; Decision making; Comparative evaluations; Mitigation; Economic factors; Political aspects
Chong, W. H.; Soong, T. T.
Sliding Fragility of Unrestrained Equipment in Critical Facilities.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Earthquake Engineering Research Centers Program., July 5, 2000, 144 p.
Identifying Number(s): MCEER-00-0005
Keywords: Earthquake damages; Bracing; Buildings; Tests; Earthquake engineering; Fragility; Sliding friction; Structural components; Discrete systems model; Earthquakes; Fastenings; Structural responses; Shaking tables tests; Analytical techniques; Shaking; Stability; Nonstructural components; Mathematical models; Unrestrained equipment; Stability bounds; Critical facilities
Evaluation of Earthquake Damaged Concrete and Masonry Wall Buildings: Technical Resources.
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC., May 1999, 274 p.
Keywords: Damage; Buildings; Masonry; Earthquakes; Evaluation; Reinforced concrete; Walls; Stability; Safety; Technical resources; Concrete blocks; Infilled frames
Ramirez, O. M.; Constantinou, M. C.; Kircher, C. A.; Whittaker, A. S.; Johnson, M. W.; Gomez, J. D.
Development and Evaluation of Simplified Procedures for Analysis and Design of Buildings with Passive Energy Dissipation Systems.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC., December 8, 2000, 516 p.
Identifying Number(s): MCEER-00-0010
Keywords: ; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Seismic design; Lateral pressure; Soil structure interactions; Vibration damping; Mathematical models
Garcia, D. L.
Student Research and Accomplishments: 2001-2002, Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC., October 2002, 154 p.
Identifying Number(s): MCEER-02-SP09
Keywords: ; Damping; Buildings; New York; Earthquake engineering; Emergency preparedness; Seismic design; Shake tables; Hospitals; Research projects; Multidisciplinary research; Taiwan; Retrofitting
Proceedings of the Workshop on Lessons from the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack: Management of Complex Civil Emergencies and Terrorism-Resistant Civil Engineering Design. Held in New York, New York on June 24-25, 2002.
October 18, 2002, 180 p.
Identifying Number(s): MCEER-02-SP08
Keywords: Blast loads; Terrorism; September 11 terrorist attacks; Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Implosions; Risk; Man made disasters; Emergency response; Crisis management; Explosions; Seismic design; September 11; Design codes; Structural engineering; Threats; World Trade Center; Natural disasters
Kumar, A.; Wight, J. K.
Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frame-Shearwall Structures Subjected to Earthquake Motion (User's Guide to DRAIN-2D: EL7 for RC Shearwalls).
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., October 1983, 65 p.
Identifying Number(s): UMEE-83R4
Keywords: Buildings; Computer programs; Earthquake engineering; Field data; Earthquakes; DRAIN 2D programming language; Reinforced concrete; Shear properties; Walls; Fortran; Framed structures; Cyclic loads; Seismic waves