Action Plan for Performance Based Seismic Design: Executive Summary.
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC., April 2000, 81 p.
Keywords: Lifesafety levels; Buildings; Building codes; Earthquake engineering; Performance-based seismic design criteria; Seismic design; Action plans; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Natural disasters; Structural analysis
Wang, L. R. L.; Kuribayashi, E.
Action Plan for Reducing the Effects of Seismic Hazards to Segmented and Jointed Pipelines.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Engineering.; Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Tokyo (Japan)., October 1986, 52 p.
Identifying Number(s): ODU/LEE-03
Keywords: Inspection; Field maintenance; Earthquake engineering; Pipelines; Seismic design; Water pipelines; Waste disposal; Soil dynamics; Structural analysis; Renovating
Reinhorn, A. M.; Soong, T. T.; Lin, R. C.; Riley, M. A.; Wang, Y. P.
Active Bracing System: A Full Scale Implementation of Active Control.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., August 14, 1992, 113 p.
Identifying Number(s): NCEER-92-0020
Keywords: ; Braces; Dynamic response; Buildings; Earthquake resistance; Earthquake resistant structures; Specifications; Loads (Forces); Earthquake engineering; Structural vibration; Earthquakes; Seismic effects; Active control; Mathematical models; Servomechanisms; Algorithms; Actuators; Bracing
Cheng, F. Y.; Suthiwong, S.
Active Control for Seismic-Resistant Structures on Embedded Foundation in Layered Half-Space.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, NY., August 1996, 297 p.
Identifying Number(s): STRUCTURAL SER-96-2
Keywords: ; Dynamic response; Half spaces; Earthquake resistant structures; Earthquake engineering; Structural design; Soil-structure interactions; Foundations (Structures); Vibration damping; Stiffness; Coefficients; Active control; Degrees of freedom; Mathematical models; Algorithms; Excavation; Closed loop systems; Dynamic structural analysis
Rossi, P. H.; Wright, J. D.; Weber-Burdin, E.; Pereira, J.
Acts of God, Acts of Man, Victimization by Natural Hazards in the United States.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., January 1982, 293 p.
Keywords: Floods; Damage; Hazards; Earthquakes; Surveys; Losses; Tornadoes; Hurricanes; Property damage; Fires; United States; Disaster relief; Disasters
Wadia-Fascetti, S.; Smith, H. A.
Adaptive Dynamic Analysis Considering Structural Lifespan: An Approach Based on Fuzzy Mathematics.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; Shimizu Corp., Tokyo (Japan). Ohsaki Research Inst., August 1994, 171 p.
Keywords: Earthquake damage; Dynamic response; Degradation; Fuzzy sets; Earthquake engineering; Structural vibration; Uncertainty; Structural engineering; Structural failure; Adaptive dynamic analysis; Structural response; Stiffness; Calibration; Structural analysis; Errors
Whitman, R. V.; Vanmarcke, E. H.; Reed, J. W.; Kausel, E. B.
Alaskan Earthquake (1964) Tall Building Damage Review, Optimum Seismic Protection for New Building Construction in Eastern Metropolitan Areas.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Engineering and Applied Science., July 1972, 11 p.
Identifying Number(s): INTERNAL STUDY-11
Keywords: Ground motion; Buildings; Damage assessment; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Seismic design; Earthquakes; Anchorage (Alaska); Probability theory; Earth movements; Alaska; Tall buildings
Cheng, F. Y.; Pantelides, C.
Algorithm Development for Using Optimal Control in Structural Optimization Subjected to Seismic and Wind Forces.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, NY., January 1988, 296 p.
Identifying Number(s): STRUCTURAL SER-88-1-15
Keywords: Wind (Meteorology); Damping; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Loads (Forces); Graphs (Charts); Structural design; Numerical analysis; Stiffness; Displacement; Algorithms
Keilis-Borok, V. I.; Kronrod, T. L.; Molchan, G. M.
Algorithm for the Estimation of Seismic Risk (Seismic Design Decision Analysis.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Engineering and Applied Science., December 1974, 36 p.
Identifying Number(s): INTERNAL STUDY-46
Keywords: Seismic waves; Ground motion; Poisson density functions; Earthquake engineering; Risk analysis; Seismic design; Earthquakes; Probability theory; Translations; Earth movements; Mathematical models; Algorithms; Seismic risk
Alternative Methods for Hazard Reduction in Unreinforced Masonry Buildings.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., December 1982, 46 p.
Keywords: Dynamic response; Damage assessment; Dynamic structure analysis; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Masonry; Seismic design; History; California; Seismic risk