Fundamentals of Seismic Isolation
This chapter examines fundamentals of seismic isolation, including its principles, history, and examples of seismically-isolated structures....

Analysis
This chapter presents a brief overview of the current analytical modeling techniques for isolated structures. Perhaps the biggest challenge in the design of an isolated structure is incorporating...

Water and Wastewater Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Loss Mitigation Overview
The basic steps of a loss mitigation program for water and wastewater systems are briefly described in this section. These steps demonstrate how the checklists may be used to compliment...

Seismic Screening of Water and Wastewater Facilities with Checklists
This section briefly discusses the use of checklists for the seismic screening of water and wastewater facilities. Topics include limitations; level of effort; screening team selection;...

Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices
This report outlines the HITEC Technical Evaluation Plan for large seismic isolator and energy dissipation devices. The plan is designed to characterize the fundamental properties and...

Winning Combination
The complex, 4.1-mi (6.6-km) long Richmond-San Rafael Bridge across San Francisco Bay is being upgraded as part of California's $2.5-billion program for seismically retrofitting...

Effect of Aluminum Compression on ACSR Conductor Sags at High Operating Temperatures
Deregulation and restructuring are sweeping the electric utility industry in the United States. As a result, many utility engineers are analyzing, re-rating, and upgrading their most critical...

Carolina Crossing
The designers of a cable-stayed bridge across the Cooper River in South Carolina incorporated stringent seismic criteria to safeguard against potentially devasting earthquakes....

Uncertainty in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis

Bayesian Methods for Seismic Fragility Assessment of Lifeline Components

Component Vulnerability Modeling Issues for Analysis of Seismic Risks to Transportation Lifeline Systems

Life Safety Risk Criteria in Seismic Decisions

Physical Method to Increase Shotcrete Early-Age Strength

A Grand New Bridge
Approximately 65 km south of Seoul, rising above the Asan Bay, the Seohae Grand Bridge now stands as the longest bridge in South Korea. The 9.4 km long cable-stayed bridge, which runs...

Monitoring Two Tunnels
Two pilot projects for bored tunneling in soft soil have been undertaken in the Netherlands under the authority of the Centre for Underground Construction: the Second Heinenoord Tunnel...

Modeling and Simulation of Concrete Materials

Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete in Bridge Seismic Design Practice

Shear-Flexure Interaction Seismic Analysis and Design

Size Effect on Stress-Strain Curves of Concrete

Size Effect in Shear Strength of RC Beams: Experiment, FE Analysis, and Design Formula

 

 

 

 

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