Browse College of Engineering by Subject "earthquake motions"

  • 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, Dimitris 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, 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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