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Tuesday July 22, 2014: 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

T31. Modeling and Analysis of BuildingsShow/HideStructural Testing

DATE/TIME: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Kahtnu 1, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Eduardo Miranda, Stanford University;

Equivalent Structural Damping of Drift-Sensitive Nonstructural Building Components (ID 91)
David Welch, UME School - IUSS Pavia; Andre Filiatrault, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; Timothy Sullivan, University of Pavia / EUCENTRE;

Inherent Damping Models for SDOF Systems (ID 225)
Choungyeol Seo, Bechtel; Richard Sause, Lehigh University;

Dynamic seismic response and design of single-storey structures with flexible steel roof deck diaphragms (ID 387)
Robert Tremblay, Ecole Polytechnique; Colin Rogers, McGill University; Simon Trudel-Languedoc, Ecole Polytechnique;

Tools for Modeling the Lateral Response of Squat Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls (ID 667)
Carlos Adorno-Bonilla, UPRM; Aidcer Vidot-Vega, UPRM; Manuel Miranda, BNL;

Development of a Finite Element Model for Partially Grouted Reinforced Masonry (ID 825)
Laura Redmond, Georgia Institute of Technology; Andreas Stavridis, University of Buffalo; Reginald Desroches, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Pushover-based procedure for approximate simulation of system failure modes observed due to ground motions (ID 1276)
Matjaz Dolsek, University of Ljubljana; Marko Brozovic, University of Ljubljana;

Bayesian Fragilities for a Building-Partition Wall Coupled System (ID 1279)
Richard Wood, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Chang Hoon Lee, Cornell University; Mircea Grigoriu, Cornell University; Tara Hutchinson, University of California, San Diego;

Numerical Simulation of the Seismic Response of Steel X-Braced Frames with Single Shear Bolted Connections (ID 1350)
Robert Tremblay, Ecole Polytechnique; Ali Davaran, Ecole Polytechnique; Sophie Decaen, Ecole Polytechnique;

A Parametric Study on Earthquake Behaviour of Masonry Minarets (ID 1767)
Eser Cakti, Bogazici University; Carlos Oliveira, Instituto Superior Tecnico; Jose Lemos, Laborat; Ozden Saygili, Bogazici University;

T32. Computing/AnalysisShow/HideBuilding Systems

DATE/TIME: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Kahtnu 2, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Andreas Schellenberg, UC Berkeley;

Deformation Limit States for Longitudinal Bar Buckling in RC Circular Columns Considering the Effect of Seismic Load History (ID 130)
Yuhao Feng, North Carolina State University; James Nau, North Carolina State University; Mervyn Kowalsky, North Carolina State University;

Failure Characteristics Governed by External Uncertainty: Implication for Imminent Earthquake Prediction (ID 308)
In Ho Cho, University of Colorado at Boulder;

Analysis of Dynamical Systems With Path-Dependent Nonlinearities Using MATLAB ODE Solvers (ID 574)
Farzad Nikfar, McMaster University; Dimitrios Konstantinidis, McMaster University;

Impact of Viscous Damping Models on Nonlinear Response of SDOF Systems (ID 740)
Mervyn Kowalsky, North Carolina State University; Umut Hasgul, North Carolina State University;

Nonlinear structural vibration under bi-directional random excitations with incident angle theta by Tail Equivalent Linearization Method. (ID 840)
Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE of EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING and SEISMOLOGY, IIEES; Reza Raoufi, Department of Civil Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.;

Implementation of Corrosion Damage Models in Nonlinear Fibre Beam-Column Element (ID 966)
Mohammad Mehdi Kashani, University of Bristol; Adam Crewe, University of Bristol; Laura Lowes, University of Washington; Nicholas Alexander, University of Bristol;

Prediction of Shear Failure in RC Shear Walls using the Two-Discrete-Elements Shear Deformation Theory (ID 815)
Fadi Oudah, University of Calgary; Raafat El-Hacha, University of Calgary;

R.N. Dubey, IIT Roorkee; A. Joshua Daniel, IIT Roorkee;

Analytical Evaluation of In-Ground Plastic-Hinge Length and Depth for Piles in Marine Oil Terminals (ID 238)
Rakesh Goel, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo;

T33. Seismic IsolationShow/HideBuilding Safety

DATE/TIME: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Tubughnenq' 3, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Tracy Becker, Kyoto University;

Seismic Performance of Sliding Contents in Base-Isolated Buildings (ID 17)
Farzad Nikfar, McMaster University; Dimitrios Konstantinidis, McMaster University;

Optimum seismic design of nonlinear asymmetric structures controlled by large tuned mass dampers. (ID 754)
Juan Aguirre, Pontificia Universidad Cat;

Direct assessment of the nonlinear seismic response of RC frames with viscous dampers (ID 1088)
Luca Landi, University of Bologna; Omar Fabbri, University of Bologna; Pier Paolo Diotallevi, University of Bologna;

The Effects of Residual Displacement on Gap Damper Performance (ID 1244)
Hamed Zargar Shotorbani, University of Nevada, Reno; Justin Marshall, Auborn University; Keri Ryan, University of Nevada, Reno; Taylor Rawlinson, Auborn University;

Research and Development of Steel Dampers for Base-isolated Structures (No. 2: Evaluation of Plastic Deformation Capacity of U-Shaped Steel Dampers for Base Isolated Structures under 2D Horizontal Loading) (ID 1246)
Masao Terashima, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd.; Diana Ene, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Norihisa Kawamura, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd.; Satoshi Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Shoichi Kishiki, Osaka Institute of Technology; Yoshinao Konishi, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd.;

Jos Colombo, Pontificia Universidad Cat; Jos Almaz, Pontificia Universidad Cat;

Spyroula Odysseos, University of Cyprus; Panayiotis Roussis, University of Cyprus;

T34. Soils/FoundationShow/HideRisk Assessment

DATE/TIME: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Tubughnenq' 4, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Ellen Rathje, The University of Texas at Austin;

Risk of Seismic Deformation of a 1960s Rockfill Dam in Lebanon (ID 419)
Justin Phalen, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure; Eric Viala, Engility (formerly: International Resources Group); Faiz Makdisi, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure; Jian Hu, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure; Nabil Amacha, Litani River Authority;

Influence of the dynamic soil structure interaction on the inelastic response of steel frames. (ID 896)
Luciano Roberto Fernandez-Sola, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana; David Davalos-Chavez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana; Edgar Tapia-Hernandez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana;

Improved Two-Step Method for Seismic Analysis of Structures (ID 898)
Alidad Hashemi, Bechtel National Inc.; Jaspal Saini, Bechtel Power Corporation; Luis Moreschi, Bechtel Power Corporation; Sanjeev R. Malushte, Bechtel Power Corporation;

Energy-Based Liquefaction Potential Evaluation compared with Stress-Based Method (ID 935)
Takaji Kokusho, CHUO university; Yuuki Mimori, CHUO university;

Multiple Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction and Coupling Effects in Building Clusters (ID 1026)
Ricardo Taborda, University of Memphis; Jacobo Bielak, Carnegie Mellon University; Yigit Isbiliroglu, Carnegie Mellon University;

Kinematic Loading and Curvature Demand for Piles in Non-Uniform Soil Profiles (ID 1498)
Eng Sew Aw, AMEC; Fenggang Ma, Washington State Department of Ecology DSO; John Egan, AMEC; Joseph De Larios, AMEC;

T35. BridgesShow/HideEarthquake Lessons

DATE/TIME: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Tubughnenq' 5, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: John Stanton, University of Washington;

Preliminary Parametric Study of the Effects of Live Load on Seismic Response of Highway Bridges - NEES Research (ID 152)
Ian Buckle, University of Nevada, Reno; Danielle Sanford, University of Nevada, Reno; David Sanders, University of Nevada, Reno; Hartanto Wibowo, University of Nevada, Reno;

Experimental study of inelastic bridge behaviour including pounding due to spatially varying ground excitation (ID 380)
Sherif Beskhyroun, The University of Auckland; Bo Li, The University of Auckland; Nawawi Chouw, The University of Auckland;

Adel Abdelnaby, University of Memphis; Anteneh Yohannes, University of Memphis; Farzaneh Raji, University of Memphis; Sabya Mishra, University of Memphis;

Development of Cyclic Loading Protocol for Bridge Columns Considering Subduction Zone Mega Earthquakes (ID 686)
Ramiro Bazaez, Portland State University; Peter Dusicka, Portland State University;

In Situ Dynamic Properties of an In-Service Bridge Using Forced Vibration Testing (ID 698)
Liam Wotherspoon, University of Auckland; Jason Ingham, University of Auckland; Lucas Hogan, University of Auckland; Sherif Beskhyroun, University of Auckland;

Seismic Response Prediction of Bridges Using Incremental Dynamic Analysis with Subduction Zone and Crustal Ground Motion Records (ID 800)
Payam Tehrani, McGill University; Denis Mitchell, McGill University; Gail Atkinson, University of Western Ontario; Katsuichiro Goda, University of Bristol; Luc Chouinard, McGill University;

Developing a Soil-bridge Interaction Model for Studying the Effects of Long-duration Earthquake Motions (ID 944)
Andre R. Barbosa, Oregon State University; H. Ben Mason, Oregon State University; Kyle Romney, Oregon State University;

Non-linear dynamic and static analysis of six span RC box girder bridge with high hollow piers: Discussion and comparison (ID 1000)
Radenko Pejovic, Faculty of civil engineering, University of Montenegro; Jelena Pejovic, Faculty of civil engineering, University of Montenegro; Nina Serdar, Faculty of civil engineering, University of Montenegro;

H. Benjamin Mason, Oregon State University; Andre Barbosa, Oregon State University; Michael Scott, Oregon State University; Trevor Carey, Oregon State University;

Theoretical and Experimental Study on the Contents of Hospital Buildings (ID 1464)
Raffaele De Risi, Uiversity of Naples Federico II; Andrea Prota, Uiversity of Naples Federico II; Crescenzo Petrone, Uiversity of Naples Federico II; Edoardo Cosenza, Uiversity of Naples Federico II; Gaetano Manfredi, Uiversity of Naples Federico II; Gennaro Magliulo, Uiversity of Naples Federico II; Giuseppe Maddaloni, University of Naples Parthenope; Luigi Di Sarno, University of Sannio;

Exploiting SSI to Mitigate Seismic Demands in Bridge Piers (ID 1659)
Stavroula Pantazopoulou, University of Cyprus; Anastasios Kotsoglou, Democritus University of Thrace; Stylianos Farantakis, Democritus University of Thrace;

Wednesday July 23, 2014: 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

W31. Structural Design and Building PerformanceShow/HideBuildings - New

DATE/TIME: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Kahtnu 1, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Ken Elwood, University of British Columbia;

Evaluating response modification factors of Open-frames Steel Platforms (ID 193)
Yasser Salem, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Ahmed Nasr, California State University Long Beach;

Performance-Based Seismic Assessment of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in New York City (ID 748)
Juan Aleman, ARUP; Gilberto Mosqueda, University of California San Diego;

Seismic Performance of Intermediate Moment Frames with RBS-B Connections (ID 858)
Sang Whan Han, Hanyang University; Bozidar Stojadinovic, ETH Z; Ki Hoon Moon, Hanyang University;

Ductile Design of Slender Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls (ID 877)
Sriram Aaleti, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Hongbo Dai, University of Delaware; Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University;

Seismic Repercussions: IEBC Code Requirements Regarding Additions and Alterations (ID 1040)
Owen Rosenboom, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.; Gwenyth Searer, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.;

Performance of steel framed structures with infilled corrugated plate dampers (ID 1311)
Hsieh-Lung Hsu, National Central University; Yu-Chen Li, National Central University;

Evaluation of ASCE/SEI 7 Provisions for Determination of Seismic Demands on Nonstructural Components (ID 1323)
Bing Qu, California Polytechnic State Univ.; Charles Chadwell, California Polytechnic State Univ.; Rakesh Goel, California Polytechnic State Univ.;

Comparative Design of SCBFs using AISC 341-05 and AISC 341-10 (ID 1485)
Jay Shen, Iowa State University; Bilge Doran, Yildiz Technical University; Blunt Akbas, Gebze Institute of Technology; Eren Uckan, Bosphorus University; Onur Seker, Iowa State University; Pinar Toru Seker, Iowa State University; Rou Wen, ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY;

Seismic Performance of Roof Mounted Spires (ID 1730)
Tim Graf, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger; Brent Maxfield, Client; Chris Poland, Degenkolb Engineers; Phil Davis, KPFF;

Effect of infill panels on the response modification factor of steel structures (ID 1735)
Elnaz Barikani, Kharazmi University; Ali Massumi, Kharazmi University;

W32. Experimental methodsShow/HideBuilding Safety

DATE/TIME: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Kahtnu 2, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Gilberto Mosqueda, UC San Diego;

Experimental Applications of 3D Position Monitoring Systems for Earthquake Engineering Research (ID 131)
Chad Goodnight, North Carolina State University; James Nau, North Carolina State University; Mervyn Kowalsky, North Carolina State University; Nicole King Brown, North Carolina State University; Steven Fulmer, NCSU;

An Experimental Study of Damage Detection using Removable Braces - NEES Research (ID 579)
Graham Archer, Cal Poly SLO; Cole Mcdaniel, Cal Poly SLO;

Intuitive Real-time Compensation Algorithm for Actuator Control Errors in Fast PSD Test (ID 811)
Ronald Gultom, The University of Auckland;

Mihnea Vlad, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics; Ion Vlad, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest;

Use of Comprehensive Instrumentation in Structural Experiments for Model Validation of Inelastic Systems - NEES Research (ID 1124)
Anahid Behrouzi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Michael Bletzinger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;

Scanner Technology for Documentation of Displacement States of Experimental Test Specimens - NEES Research (ID 1261)
Kurt Mcmullin, San Jose State University; Eugenia Tai, San Jose State University; Selim Gunay, University of California at Berkeley; Shakhzod Takhirov, University of California at Berkeley; Siddaiah Yarra, San Jose State University;

Application of Laser Scanning to Structural Testing in Earthquake Engineering, Field Survey, and Structural Assessment of an Earthquake Aftermath (ID 1266)
Shakhzod Takhirov, UC Berkeley; Khalid Mosalam, UC Berkeley;

Cyclic testing of bolted continuous I-beam-to-hollow section column connections (ID 1760)
Wei Wang, Tongji University; Chao Zou, Tongji University; Haojin Liu, Tongji University; Yiyi Chen, Tongji University;

Application of Multiple Digital Image Correlation Sensors in Earthquake Testing - NEES Research (ID 590)
Michael Mcginnis, UT Tyler; Steve Barbachyn, University of Notre Dame; Yahya Kurama, University of Notre Dame;

W33. Structural Behavior and PerformanceShow/HideBuildings - Retrofit

DATE/TIME: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Tubughnenq' 3, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Joseph Maffei, Maffei Structural Engineering;

Seismic Characteristics of Pre-1980 Tall Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Vancouver (ID 303)
Jeff Yathon, University of British Columbia; Ken Elwood, University of British Columbia; Perry Adebar, University of British Columbia;

The Influence of Gravity Column Continuity on the Collapse Performance of Special Steel Moment Frames (ID 533)
Francisco Flores, Virginia Tech; Finley Charney, Virginia Tech;

Seismic evaluation of relays in motor-control-center type cabinets in Taiwan nuclear power plants (ID 948)
Juin-Fu Chai, NCREE; Fan-Ru Lin, NCREE; Ming-Yi Chen, National Taiwan University; Pai-Fang Chou, National Taipei University of Technology; Wen-I Liao, National Taipei University of Technology; Yin-Nan Huang, National Taiwan University; Zih-Yu Lai, NCREE;

Improving the Seismic Performance of Diagrid Steel Structures using Friction Mass Damper (ID 978)
Garlan Ramadhan, Oregon State University; Andre Barbosa, Oregon State University;

Improved Estimation of Floor Spectra in RC Wall Buildings (ID 1113)
Timothy Sullivan, University of Pavia; Paolo Calvi, University of Toronto;

Evaluation of serviceability limit states in multi-story buildings subjected to pulse-like earthquake ground motions (ID 1214)
Andres Alonso-Rodriguez, Mundial Seguros S.A; Eduardo Miranda, Stanford University;

Coupling-Beam Effect on the Seismic Responses of Three Dimensional RC Wall-Type Building Structures (ID 1288)
Kyung Ran Hwang, Korea University; Han Seon Lee, Korea University;

Analytical simulation of shake-table responses of a 1:5 scale 9-story RC piloti-type residential building model (ID 1290)
Han Seon Lee, Korea University; Hye In Lee, Korea University; Kyung Ran Hwang, Korea University;

W34. Damage AssessmentShow/HideSeismic Isolation

DATE/TIME: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Tubughnenq' 4, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Andreas Stavridis, University at Buffalo;

Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Two 1930s Reinforced Concrete Water Reservoirs (ID 1714)
James Newell, SEFT Consulting Group; Don Ballantyne, Ballantyne Consulting; Kent Yu, SEFT Consulting Group; Tyler Clary, City of Vancouver;

Extracting Empirical Capacity Curves from Building Earthquake Response Data (ID 37)
Jeffrey Dowgala, Purdue University; Ayhan Irfanoglu, Purdue University;

Recommendations for the Use ofBIM Methods for Management of Post-Earthquake Damage Data (ID 180)
Anna Birely, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Pereira, Texas A&M University;

Ho Choi, The University of Tokyo; Yasuhiro Watanabe, Toyohashi University of Technology; Yasushi Sanada, Osaka University; Yoshiaki Nakano, The University of Tokyo;

Practical Collapse Assessment for Reinforced Concrete Structures based on Seismic Response Spectrum (ID 522)
Kazuto Matsukawa, The University of Tokyo; Masaki Maeda, Tohoku University;

Validation of Seismic Damage States for Reinforced Concrete Buildings (ID 945)
Saurabh Shiradhonkar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Ravi Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay;

Aftershock Fragility Analysis of a Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Updated Nonlinear Model (ID 1191)
Wei Song, The University of Alabama;

Seismic Performance Evaluation of an Unreinforced Masonry Building in Switzerland (ID 1198)
Ueli Von Rotz, ETH Zurich; Bozidar Stojadinovic, ETH Zurich; Svetlana Brzev, BCIT; Tony Yang, University of British Columbia;

W35. Advances in Tools and Application of Seismic Performance AssessmentShow/HideEarthquake Lessons

DATE/TIME: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm ROOM: Tubughnenq' 5, FL2 Dena'ina

MODERATOR: Kevin Mackie, University of Central Florida;

The Generation of Earthquake Damage Probability Curves for Recovery Time of School Buildings in Taiwan (ID 126)
George C. Yao, National Cheng Kung Univ.; Li-Mei Hsueh, National Cheng Kung Univ.; Ying-Lieh Tu, National Cheng Kung Univ.;

An Analytical Approach towards Modeling the Recovery and Reconstruction after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami (ID 409)
Yoshifumi Yamamoto, RMS; Pooya Sarabandi, RMS;

Gian Paolo Cimellaro, Politecnico di Torino; Chris Renschler, University at Buffalo (SUNY); Davide Martinelli, Politecnico di Torino;

Benefit Cost Study for Unique Transit Structures (ID 235)
Thomas Horton, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District; Donald Duggan, G&E Engineering Services Inc.; Mark Salmon, MGE Engineering Inc.; Michael Mcrae, Jacobs Associates;

Examination of seismic performance assessment procedures for RC buildings in Turkey (ID 567)
Ahmet Yakut, Middle East Technical University;

Earthquake Risk Modeling For the Evaluation of Losses to Property Owners in the Metropolitan Area of Shiraz (ID 652)
Mehdi Sadeghi, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University; Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany, IIEES - International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology; Naghmeh Pakdel-Lahiji, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University; Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis;

Social Vulnerability and Integrated Risk Assessment within the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) (ID 1307)
Christopher Burton, GEM Foundation; Bijan Khazai, Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology; Vitor Silva, GEM Foundation;

Quantitative Damage and Loss Estimation of High Rise Building Systems with Reinforced Concrete Flat Slabs (ID 1404)
Aysegul Gogus, Arup; Huseyin Darama, Arup; Murat Melek, Arup; Thomas Kang, Seoul National University;