Browse by Subject "Earthquake"

  • Burdette, Nicholas J.; Elnashai, Amr S.; Lupoi, Alessio; Sextos, Anastasios G. (Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2006-12)
    Based on observed damage patterns from previous earthquakes and a rich history of analytical studies, asynchronous input motion has been identified as a major source of unfavorable response for long span structures, such ...

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  • Frankie, Thomas (2013-08-22)
    The damage to reinforced concrete (RC) bridges observed in the 1971 San Fernando, 1994 Northridge, and 1995 Kobe earthquakes prompted significant research efforts within the earthquake engineering community. Strides were ...

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  • Elnashai, Amr S.; Cleveland, Lisa J.; Jefferson, Theresa; Harrald, John (2008-09-03)
    The region of potential impact due to earthquake activity in the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ) is comprised of eight states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Moreover, ...

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  • Elnashai, Amr S.; Cleveland, Lisa J.; Jefferson, Theresa; Harrald, John (2009-10)
    The information presented in this report has been developed to support the Catastrophic Earthquake Planning Scenario workshops held by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Four FEMA Regions (Regions IV, V, VI and VII) ...

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  • Durrani, Ahmad J.; Elnashai, Amr S.; Hashash, Youssef M.A.; Kim, Sung Jig; Masud, Arif (Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2005-12)
    The Mid-America Earthquake Center and Rice University with assistance from the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, and several other organizations, dispatched an earthquake field reconnaissance team to assess the ...

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  • Cecen, Haluk (1979-03)
    The object of this research was to study both elastic and inelastic response of reinforced concrete structures subjected to strong earthquake excitations. This was a part of continuing research supported by National Science ...

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  • Deniz, Derya (2015-01-21)
    Modern seismic design provisions help enhance life safety of building occupants during a strong earthquake-shaking event by ensuring acceptably small likelihood of structural collapse. Therefore, accurate estimate of ...

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  • Lucchetti, Leonardo (2012-02-06)
    This dissertation encompasses three chapters that study the measurement of poverty and the impact of shocks on household welfare. Below are the individual abstracts for each chapter. Chapter 1: Subjective Poverty and ...

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  • Bustelo, Monserrat (2012-02-06)
    This dissertation encompasses three chapters that study the extent to which natural disasters and social assistance programs affect children's schooling, child labor, and children’s health in developing countries. Below ...

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  • Elnashai, Amr S.; Kim, Sung Jig; Yun, Gun Jin; Sidarta, Djoni (Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2007-03)

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