Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "Earthquakes"

  • Williamson, E.B.; Hjelmstad, K.D. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-05)
    The behavior of a simple mechanical system, experiencing large deformations and inelastic material response with damage. is presented. Because the differential equations that describe the motion are highly nonlinear ...

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  • Wissawapaisal, Chatdanai; Aschheim, Mark (2000-09)
    The transverse response of short bridges is often critical to their seismic performance. When transverse displacements are large, damage to substructure columns may occur, often in the form of plastic hinges, shear ...

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  • Green, R.A.; Hall, W.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-08)
    This report presents an overview of selected seismic hazard analysis (SHA) methodologies. First, background information about earthquakes is presented, followed by more rigorous treatment of acceleration attenuation ...

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