Browse by Subject "earthquake motions"

  • Barenberg, M.E.; Foutch, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1986-11)

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  • Saadeghvaziri, M.A.; Foutch, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988-06)
    The relative importance of the vertical component of ground motion on the inelastic response of R/C highway bridges is investigated. Particular emphasis is placed on modeling of the deck and piers to account for. complex ...

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  • Suharwardy, M.I.H.; Pecknold, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978-10)
    This study was undertaken to determine the effects of two-dimensional earthquake motion on reinforced concrete (R/C) columns. An analytical model to represent the shear-deflection-axial load relationship of RIC columns ...

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  • Pan, S.L.; Goodman, L.E.; Newmark, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1951-03)

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  • Foutch, D.A.; Gambill, J.B.; Garza-Tamez, F. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993-08)
    Experimental and analytical studies of a new seismic isolation and energy dissipation system for buildings were conducted. The system (GT-BIS) was developed by Federico Garza-Tamez of Monterrey, Mexico . The system is ...

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  • Collins, K.R.; Wen, Y.K.; Foutch, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-05)
    The seismic design provisions of most building codes in the United States specify ground motion parameters for various regions of the country and provide simple formulas to determine a distribution of lateral forces for ...

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  • Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976-11)
    Experimental results are presented of cyclic load tests performed on small scale beams. The specimens are replicas of coupling beams used in a ten story coupled wall model structure tested on the University of Illinois ...

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  • Mohammadi, J.; Ang, A.H-S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980-02)
    A method is developed for the analysis of the probability of failure of a lifeline system to potential earthquake hazards. Two modes of failure are considered -- the fault-rupture striking one or more links of a lifeline, ...

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  • Eliopoulos, D.F.; Wen, Y.K. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991-09)
    The objective of this study is development of a method for evaluation of performance of moment resisting steel frames under seismic loads. The emphasis is on modeling and quantification of the large uncertainties associated ...

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  • Seyyedian-Choobi, M.; Robinson, A.R. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975-11)
    In this work solutions are developed for the motions generated in an elastic half space or a half space with a softer layer above it by propagating dislocations on an inclined fault plane. Both dip-slip and strike-slip ...

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  • Padilla-Mora, P.; Schnobrich, William C. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1974-07)

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  • Foutch, D.A.; Goel, S.C.; Roeder, C.W. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1986-11)
    A full-scale six-story steel building was constructed and tested as part of the U.S./Japan Cooperative Earthquake Research Program Utilizing Large Size Testing Facilities. The program was jointly funded by the Ministry ...

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  • Chu, C-T.; Wen, Y.K.; Ang, A.H-S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985-02)
    A method is presented for evaluating the effect of soil-structure interaction on the dynamic response of nonlinear building-foundation syste~s subjected to random seismic excitations. Uncertainties in the building-foundation ...

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  • Hayashi, H.; Ang, A.H-S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987-06)

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  • Gulkan, Polat; Sozen, Mete Avni, 1930- (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1971-05)

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  • Tena-Colunga, A.; Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992-12)
    The subject structure of this study is a two-story office building located at Palo Alto, California. The structure was built in 1974. Recorded peak ground accelerations were as high as O.21g and peak roof accelerations ...

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  • Tena-Colunga, A.; Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992-12)
    This report presents a case history of how an unreinforced masonry building sustained the 1989 Lorna Prieta Earthquake. The subject structure is a two-story historic building, and former firehouse located in downtown ...

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  • Morgan, J.R.; Hall, W.J.; Newmark, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979-09)
    The results of studies of the dynamic response of a simple structural system with coupled translational and rotational degrees-of-freedom subjected to ground motion containing both translational and rotational components ...

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  • Rothe, D.H.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983-11)
    The object of this study was to compare the results of earthquake-simulation tests of I small-scale reinforced concrete structural models with those of pseudo-dynamic tests of a I large-scale reinforced concrete structure. ...

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  • Lin, Y.; Gamble, W.L.; Hawkins, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1998-06)

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