Browse Newmark Structural Laboratory Report Series (NSEL Report Series ISSN 1940-9826) by Title

  • Kim, Young-Suk; Spencer, Jr., Billie F.; Elnashai, Amr S. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008-01)
    Transportation and utility networks (e.g., water delivery, power, and oil systems) are essential in the support of all economic and social activity of an industrialized region. The functional loss of this critical urban ...

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  • Reneckis, Dziugas; LaFave, James M. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009-08)
    A study was conducted on the out-of-plane seismic performance of anchored brick veneer with wood-frame backup wall systems, to evaluate prescriptive design requirements and current construction practices. Prescriptive ...

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  • Sun, Shaoyun; Kuchma, Daniel A. (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. ...

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  • Linderman, Lauren E.; Spencer, Jr., Billie F. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014-01)
    Structural control techniques are an alternative approach to protect structures from natural hazards that continue to plague our nation’s infrastructure. Due to their onboard sensing, communication, and computational ...

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  • Miller, Timothy I.; Spencer, Jr., Billie F.; Li, Jian; Jo, Hongki (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2010-05)
    Civil infrastructure is the backbone of modern society; maintaining this infrastructure is critical for a healthy society. Wireless smart sensors (WSSs) provide an effective means to monitor the performance of buildings ...

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  • Gao, Yong; Spencer, Jr., Billie F. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008-05)
    Structural health monitoring (SHM) is an emerging field in civil engineering, offering the potential for continuous and periodic assessment of the safety and integrity of civil infrastructure. Based on knowledge of the ...

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  • Nagayama, Tomonori; Spencer, Jr., Billie F. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007-11 (o)
    Industrialized nations have a huge investment in the pervasive civil infrastructure on which our lives rely. To properly manage this infrastructure, its condition or serviceability should be reliably assessed. For condition ...

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  • Gourley, Brett C.; Tort, Cenk; Denavit, Mark D.; Schiller, Paul H.; Hajjar, Jerome F. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2008-04)
    A significant amount of research has been conducted worldwide on the behavior of concrete filled steel tubes (CFTs) in the past five decades. This report provides a summary of the behavior and experimental work of concrete ...

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  • Spencer, Billie F., Jr.; Yun, Chung-Bang (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2010-06)
    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) using wireless sensor technology (WST) has emerged as a promising solution to challenges associated with the declining state of aging civil infrastructure. Successful implementation of ...

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