Browse Research and Publications - Mid-America Earthquake Center by Subject "Reinforced concrete"

  • Jeong, Seong-Hoon; Elnashai, Amr S. (2004-03)
    The advancement of seismic assessment of structures depends on three main ingredients, namely advanced and well-controlled testing techniques, accurate analytical simulations and the existence of measured data for ...

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  • Thermou, Georgia E.; Pantazopoulou, Stavroula J.; Elnashai, Amr S. (2009-05)
    The research carried out in the present report aims at the formulation of a coordinated retrofit strategy for the seismic upgrading of existing reinforced concrete (RC) buildings. The objective is the formulation of ...

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  • Kim, Sung Jig; Elnashai, Amr S. (2008-12)
    This report presents an investigation of the effect of vertical ground motion on RC structures studied through a combined analytical-experimental research approach. The analytical study investigated the effect of vertical ...

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  • Ji, Jun; Elnashai, Amr S.; Kuchma, Daniel A. (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 ...

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  • Ramamoorthy, Sathish K.; Gardoni, Paolo; Bracci, Joseph M. (Mid-America Earthquake Center, 2007-03)
    Gravity load designed (GLD) reinforced concrete (RC) buildings represent a common type of construction in the Mid-America Region. These buildings have limited lateral resistance and are susceptible to story mechanisms ...

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