Response of MDOF Systems to Vector Random Excitation
A model time history random vibration analysis is presented. The random excitation is nonwhite, nonstationary, vector-valued and correlated. Excitation components may have different frequency...

Frictional Slip in Elasticity: An Example
In order to study various aspects of propagating slip zones with friction, the unbounded solid with a semi-infinite cut are considered. The solid is first compressed in a direction normal...

Sandwich Bean-Columns with Interlayer Slips
Elasticity solution for sandwich beam-columns bonded with non-rigid adhesives is presented. The solution satisfies the equilibrium equations of the face and core elements, the compatibility...

Analytic Solution for Continuous Sandwich Plates
An analytical solution is presented for simply supported continuous sandwich plate over two spans and subjected to transverse loads. The process involves utilizing the force method in...

Boundary Element Analysis of Fluid Domain
The boundary element method of analysis is applied to the calculation of hydrodynamic pressures in a reservoir impounded by a gravity dam and subjected to a harmonic ground motion., It...

Vertical Seismic Load Effect on Building Response
An analytical procedure is presented for the calculation of the statistical properties of the response of a linear elastic tall building under earthquake excitations. The emphasis is placed...

Probability of Survival in a Blast Environment
The probability of survival of people located in personnel shelters when subjected to the blast effects produced by the detonation of a 1-MT weapon near the ground surface is studied....

Exact Involute Bodies of Revolution
Involute construction is an approach used in contemporary rocket nozzle technology for the fabrication of exit cones and other bodies of revolution and consists of laminating identical...

Vertical Seismic Load Effect on Hysteric Columns
An analytical method is developed to calculate the statistical properties of the response of hysteretic columns under earthquake excitations, with special emphasis on the effect of the...

Nonuniform Laminar Free-Surface Flow
Industrial flow processes involving molten substances or other highly viscous liquids frequently make use of conveyance by open channels. A one-dimensional analysis is undertaken of laminar...

Initial Conditions and Korteweg-de Vries Solitons
A study is made of the asymptotic waveforms described by the Korteweg-de Vries equation (ut + 6uux = uxxx...

Residual Undrained Deformation from Cyclic Loading
Residual undrained deformation of anisotropically consolidated soil samples under cyclic loading is investigated. The magnitude of residual deformation is influenced by factors such as...

Seismic Response of End Bearing Piles
A very simple analysis of dynamic soil-pile-supported mass interaction is presented as an aid to understanding pile foundations behaviour during earthquakes. The equilibrium equations...

Stresses and Displacements in Cross-Anisotropic Soils
An analytic investigation is presented on the effect of soil cross-anistropy on surface displacements and stress distributions in a homogeneous thick soil deposit (halfspace) subjected...

Hydrodynamic Effects in Earthquake Response of Embankment Dams
Utilizing a recently developed analytical procedure, the significance of hydrodynamic effects in the earthquake response of embankment dams is evaluated. Effects of dam-fluid interaction,...

SPT Hammer Energy Measurement
A field measurement system and procedure which measures the energy delivered by a drill rig system was developed and successfully used to study the factors which affect delivered energy....

Pulverized Coal Ash as Structural Fill
Untreated pulverized coal ash, consisting of fly ash with varying percentages of bottom ash, was used as a structural fill material to support the foundation of a new precipitator for...

Vertical Vibration of Pile Groups
An approximate theory for vertical vibration of pile groups is presented. The theory accounts for dynamic interaction of piles in a group, weakening of the soil around the pile due to...

Embankment Construction: New Melones Dam
New Melones Dam, located on the Stanislaus River in central California, is a zoned earth and rockfill structure with a maximum height above foundation at embankment centerline of 637 feet...

Dispersion in Tumbling Flow
Steep mountain streams are often in the tumbling flow regime, that is alternating sub- and super-critical flow with energy dissipation caused mainly by sudden changes in slope and cross...

 

 

 

 

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