# Empirical Prediction of Strong Ground Motion

*In 1982, we published equations for the prediction of various measures of ground motion as a function of earthquake magnitude, distance from the earthquake rupture, and site geology. Many...*

Wind-Induced Vibrations of Tall Buildings Using Tuned Mass Damper

*A Lagrange formulation is applied to tall buildings using tuned mass damper. The resulting equations of motion are analyzed using a frequency window method. The method reduces the computational...*

A Galerkin Method for the Convection?Diffusion Equation Using Asymmetric Weighting Functions

*A variation of the Petrov-Galerkin method of solution of a partial differential equation is presented in which the weight function applied to the time derivative term of a one-dimensional...*

A Computational Method for Acquiring Response and Ground Motion from Accelerogram on the Base of Structure

*This paper describes computational formulation of vibratory equations for acquiring response and input ground motion from accelerogram on the base of long structure with flexible slab....*

Coastal Processes on the Wai-San-Ding Barrier of Taiwan STrait, R.O.C.

*The coastal line processes on the Wan-San-Ding Barrier is discussed in this paper since 1900. The wave energy along this coast is computed from the measured wave by considering the refraction...*

Friction Factors in Coastal Flooding

*As the world's coastal zones are being developed and the coastal population increases, coastal flooding, or rather the prediction of its extent and frequency of occurrence, becomes a more...*

Uptake of Contaminants by Overland Flow

*A mathematical model is developed for the uptake of contaminants by overland flow. The model is based on the numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes equations coupled with a two-equation...*

Multiquadrics in Engineering Modeling

*The theory of multiquadrics (MQ) is advancing rapidly and it is usable today. When appropriate MQ can accurately interpolate for unknown values with less computational cost than Kriging....*

An Optimal Parameter Estimation Model for Groundwater Resource Management

*An optimal parameter estimation model is developed to identify the locations of wells, to determine pumping magnitude, and to calculate transmissivity coefficients in a confined aquifer...*

Problems with Numerical Modeling of Gravel-Bed Rivers

*Inherent to one-dimensional numerical models are the assumptions that hydraulic parameters can be assigned a characteristic average value, and that the flow is gradually varied so that...*

Numerical Solution of Transient Closed-Conduit Flow Equations by the Method of Lines Along Characteristics

*The method of characteristics has long been considered as a natural technique for solving transient closed-conduit problems. In this paper, by using the concept of the method of lines,...*

Kenetic-theory Approach to the Nevado Del Ruiz 1985 Debris Flow

*The Nevado del Ruiz 1985 debris flow was the worst disaster of its kind in this century, killing 22,000 people. By making an idealization of the debris flow material and the flow regime,...*

Comparisons Between Experimental and Numerical Studies on Laminar Flow with Tracer Transport

*In this paper we present an experimental and an accompanying numerical study of two- and three dimensional transient flow and tracer transport in complex flow systems at low Reynolds numbers....*

Debris Flow Initiation and Termination in a Gully

*A comprehensive simulation model predicting the debris-flow discharge hydrograph, solids concentration in it and the process of variation of the channel due to vertical as well as lateral...*

Driven Then Pushed Minicone Tests in a Sand Chamber

*For a general knowledge on the Standard Cone Penetrometer test and its uses the reader is referred to the work of Briaud and Miran (1991). For this study (Khalaf and Briaud, 1992) a smaller...*

Piles for Marquette University Math Building

*This paper presents a comparison of static pile capacity predictions using CPT cone resistance results with results of a test pile program and production pile driving. Pile capacity prediction...*

Evaluation and Monitoring of Pile Performance Using Dynamic Measurements in Supporting Offshore Structures

*The installation of offshore platforms into deeper waters and new environments is accompanied by an increasing uncertainty in the structure response, foundation design and performance....*

Seismic Wave Propagation by Finite Differences on the Connection Machine

*Seismic modeling represents a difficult numerical challenge and consumes a significant amount of CPU time on the largest available supercomputers. With the advent of massively-parallel...*

The Control of Large Amplitude Liquid Sloshing with Moving Baffles

*Numerical simulations of three-dimensional viscous liquid sloshing in rectangular containers were carried out using an improved volume of fluid technique in conjunction with the Navier-Stokes...*

Landslide-Generated Waves in Reservoirs

*This paper investigates surge waves generated by landslides in reservoirs. The Navier-Stokes equations with complete viscous conditions at the free surface are solved numerically for the...*

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