Experimental Research in Earthquake Engineering: EU-SERIES Concluding Workshop by Fabio TaucerExperimental Research in Earthquake Engineering: EU-SERIES Concluding Workshop by Fabio Taucer

Experimental Research in Earthquake Engineering: EU-SERIES Concluding Workshop

byFabio TaucerEditorRoberta Apostolska

Hardcover | May 5, 2015

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In this volume, top seismic experts and researchers from Europe and around the world, including the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) in the USA, present the most recent outcome of their work in experimental testing, as well as the results of the transnational access activities of external researchers who have used Europe's seven largest and most advanced seismic testing facilities in the framework of the Seismic Engineering Research Infrastructures for European Synergies (SERIES) Project financed by the European Commission in its 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013). This includes EU's largest reaction wall facility, EU's four largest shaking table laboratories and its two major centrifuges. The work presented includes state-of-the-art research towards the seismic design, assessment and retrofitting of structures, as well as the development of innovative research toward new fundamental technologies and techniques promoting efficient and joint use of the research infrastructures. The contents of this volume demonstrate the fruits of the effort of the European Commission in supporting research in earthquake engineering.

Fabio Taucer is Scientific Officer at the European Laboratory for Structural Assessment (ELSA) and works for the European Commission since 2001. He is responsible for the coordination of RTD European Projects in the field of earthquake engineering, with emphasis on Pre-Normative research in support to the Eurocodes. He received his MEn...
Title:Experimental Research in Earthquake Engineering: EU-SERIES Concluding WorkshopFormat:HardcoverDimensions:614 pagesPublished:May 5, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319101358

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Table of Contents

1. The George E. Brown, Jr., Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES): Reducing the impact of EQs and Tsunamis

2. A faceted lightweight ontology for earthquake engineering research projects and experiments

3. The SERIES Virtual Database: Architecture and Implementation

4. The SERIES Virtual Database: Exchange Data Format and local/central databases

5. Qualification of seismic research testing facilities in Europe

6. Towards Faster Computations and Accurate Execution of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation

7. Pseudo-dynamic testing based on non-linear dynamic substructuring of a reinforced concrete bridge

8. Geographically distributed continuous hybrid simulation tests using shaking tables

9. Hybrid simulations of a piping system based on model reduction techniques

10. A Support Platform for Distributed Hybrid Testing

11. Substructuring for soil structure interaction using a shaking table

12. On the control of shaking tables in acceleration mode

13. Refined and simplified numerical models of an isolated old highway bridge for PsD testing

14. Assessment of the seismic behaviour of a retrofitted old R.C. highway bridge through PsD testing

15. Full-scale testing of modern unreinforced thermal insulation clay block masonry houses

16. Assessment of innovative solutions for non-load bearing masonry enclosures

17. Seismic behaviour of thin-bed layered unreinforced clay masonry frames with T- or L-shaped piers

18. Shake Table Testing of a Half-Scaled RC-URM Wall Structure

19. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Torsionally Irregular RC Shear Wall Buildings with Rutherma Breakers

20. Assessment of the Seismic Response of Concentrically-Braced Steel Frames

21. Shaking table test design to evaluate earthquake capacity of a 3-storey building specimen composed of cast-in-situ concrete walls

22. High-Performance Composite-Reinforced Earthquake Resistant Buildings with Self-Aligning Capabilities

23. Experimental Study on Seismic Performance of Precast Concrete Shear Wall with Joint Connecting Beam under Cyclic Loadings

24. The importance of connections in seismic regions: Full-scale testing of a 3-storey precast concrete building

25. Caisson foundations subjected to seismic faulting: reduced-scale physical modeling

26. Development of New Infinite Element for Numerical Simulation of Wave Propagation in Soil Media

27. Analysis of the dynamic behaviour of squat silos containing grain-like material subjected to shaking table tests - ASESGRAM Final Report

28. Multi-Building Interactions and Site-City Effect: an idealized experimental model

29. Centrifuge Modeling of Dynamic Behavior of Box Shaped Underground Structures in Sand

30. Dynamic Response of Shallow Rectangular Tunnels in Sand by Centrifuge Testing

31. Centrifuge Modelling of the Dynamic Behavior of Square Tunnels in Sand

32. FLIQ: Experimental Verification of Shallow Foundation Performance under Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction

33. Centrifuge modelling of retaining walls embedded in saturated sand under seismic actions

34. Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Nonlinearity in Soils Using Advanced Laboratory-scaled Models (ENINALS project): from a site-test to a centrifuge model

35. Damping Estimation from Seismic Records

36. Development of Wireless Sensors for Shake Table and Full Scale Testing and Health Monitoring of Structures