Browse College of Engineering by Author "Kuchma, Daniel"
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Kuchma, Daniel; Hart, Christopher; Hahin, Christopher (2011-09)This was the first phase of an investigation to determine the suitability of free-cutting brass couplings for use in minimizing vehicular damage and driver or passenger injury when light poles are impacted. Breakaway couplings ...
Nagle, Thomas J.; Kuchma, Daniel (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007-12)Code based shear design provisions principally use a sectional force design procedure in which it is assumed that plane sections remain plane. However, the shear capacity of a member may be limited by other shear related ...
Ji, Jun; Elnashai, Amr S.; Kuchma, Daniel (Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2007-09)In contrast to the worldwide rapid growth of high-rise buildings, no probabilistic assessment procedures have been proposed or developed for seismic risk evaluation of this special building group. The new purpose of this ...
Sun, Shaoyun; Kuchma, Daniel (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007-11)The current shear design provisions of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications limit the concrete compressive strength to 10 ksi due to a lack of experimental evidence for their extension to high strength concrete. ...