Browse Civil Engineering Studies: Structural Research Series by Author "Abrams, Daniel P."

  • Angel, R.; Abrams, Daniel P.; Shapiro, D.; Uzarski, J.; Webster, M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-03)
    This report provides a summary of a combined experimental and analytical research project that investigated the loss of transverse (out-of-plane) strength for un reinforced masonry infill panels as a result of in -plane ...

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  • Abrams, Daniel P.; Bell, B.; Hyatt, N.; Wood, S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-07)
    An experimental investigation was done to examine nonlinear dynamic response of precast concrete frame systems. Two building-like test structures were constructed for the purpose of subjecting them to simulated earthquake ...

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  • Costley, A.C.; Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-10)
    The overall objective of the research was to provide recommendations for the evaluation and rehabilitation of unreinforced masonry buildings. An experimental study was done to investigate nonlinear dynamic response of ...

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  • Shapiro, D.; Uzarski, J.; Webster, M.; Angel, R.; Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-03)
    The primary objective of the research project was to determine the transverse (out-of-plane) seismic strength of unreinforced masonry infill panels that have been cracked with in-plane lateral forces. The goal of the ...

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  • Abrams, Daniel P.; Sozen, M.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979-05)

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  • Kreger, M.E.; Abrams, Daniel P. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978-08)
    Interior and exterior-joint specimens were tested under cyclic loads to obtain hysteresis relationships. The specimens were similar to interior and exterior beam-column assemblies in ten-story three-bay frames tested ...

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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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  • 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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