Browse Civil Engineering Studies: Structural Research Series by Subject "earthquake motions"

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

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  • Park, Y.J.; Ang, A.H-S.; Wen, Y.K. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984-10)
    A model for evaluating structural damage in reinforced concrete structures under earthquake ground motions is proposed. Damage is expressed as a linear combination of the maximum deformation and the effect of repeated ...

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  • Kwok, Y-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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  • Schiff, S.D.; Hall, W.J.; Foutch, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988-08)
    In this investigation, the inelastic behavior of low-rise buildings with steel moment-resisting frames providing the lateral resistance for strong ground motions was examined. The inelastic behavior of frames is dependent ...

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  • Zahrah, T.F.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982-07)
    In this study the energy absorption in, and the inelastic behavior of, simple structures during strong earthquake excitation are investigated. The purposes of the investigation are to evaluate the performance of structures ...

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  • Montgomery, C.J.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1974-12)

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  • Pothisiri, T.; Hjelmstad, K.D. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2002-11)

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  • Villaverde, R.; Newmark, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980-02)
    A simple approximate method is derived to compute the maximum response of light secondary systems attached to buildings subjected to earthquakes. A comparative study is presented to describe its accuracy, and numerical examples ...

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  • Smilowitz, R.; Newmark, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977-07)
    Seismic force distributions for simplified computation of shears and overturning moment for preliminary design of buildings have been generated. A parameter study of the significant variables has been made to determine ...

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  • Wight, J.K.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973-08)

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  • Saiidi, M.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979-08)
    The object of the study was to attempt to simplify the nonlinear seismic analysis of reinforced concrete structures. The work consisted of two independent parts. One was to study the influence of calculated responses ...

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  • Loh, C.H.; Ang, A.H-S.; Wen, Y.K. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983-03)
    Seismic design of structures with long dimensions located at the ground surface such as bridges, pipelines, are usually controlled by strains and differential movements caused by body and surface waves generated by ...

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  • Riddell, R.; Newmark, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979-08)

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  • Song, S-H.; Wen, Y-K. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2000-11)
    The extensive investigation of structural failure after the Northridge and Kobe earthquakes showed poor structural performance due to brittle member behavior and improper design. The lack of ductility capacity and redundancy ...

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  • Montgomery, C.J.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977-07)
    The behavior of low-rise steel shear buildings, moment frame buildings, and X-braced buildings, subjected to earthquake base motion, is studied using inelastic time-history analysis. Two simpler methods of analysis, the ...

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  • Zerva, A.; Ang, A.H-S.; Wen, Y.K. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985-10)
    An analytical model for determining the differential ground motion during an earthquake is developed. The ground motion is assumed to be a stationary random process, resulting from waves radiated from an underground ...

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  • Kreger, M.E.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983-08)
    The Imperial County Services Building in El Centro, California, which was damaged by an earthquake on 15 October 1979 was studied to determine the specific causes of the failures. The studies included an experimental ...

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  • Shibata, A.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1974-10)

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  • Tseng, M.N.; Robinson, A.R. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1975-11)
    The object of this study is to develop a transmitting boundary suitable for use in numerical solution of wave propagation problems. The detailed analysis refers to two-dimensional problems in plane strain. The medium ...

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  • Saiidi, M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979-11)
    This manual describes the procedure to prepare data for three analytical programs (LARZ, LARZ2, and LARZAK) as well as two plotting programs (PLARZ and PLARZK). Programs LARZ and PLARZ are for the analysis of reinforced ...

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