NGA-West2 Preliminary Results Workshop

The first public workshop for PEER’s NGA-West2 program will take place at UC Berkeley on November 15th.¬† This workshop will highlight and share the findings that have developed from the project team over the last 2 years, including the preliminary ground motion prediction equations (GMPEs), updated ground motion database, and results from other research tasks.¬† Researchers, practitioners, and any other interested parties are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Location: Auditorium in Room 310, Sutardja Dai Hall (CITRIS Building), University of California, Berkeley. Directions.

Registration: Registration is now closed. This one-day workshop is free, but advanced registration is required.

Webcast: Watch remotely via Webcast live at 8:30 am on November 15, 2012: mms://media.citris.berkeley.edu/peer. The webcast will become available at 8:15 am. It should load automatically, but if you have problems, make sure your computer has the latest version of Windows Media Player, RealPlayer or QuickTime installed. *Mac Users: It is important that you have Flip4Mac installed on your computer. To get the latest version, visit: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=9442#top

Agenda:
See below or download the agenda (PDF file, 95KB)

Time Topic Speaker
8:30 – 9:00 am Overview of NGA-West2 Project – (PDF, 1.1 MB) Yousef Bozorgnia Video
9:00 – 9:30 am NGA-West2 Database – (PDF, 531 KB) Tim Ancheta
Video
9:30 – 10:15 am Site Database and Revisions to NEHRP Site Factors – (PDF, 5.4 MB) Jon Stewart
Video
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 – 11:00 am Damping Scaling Models – (PDF, 3.8 MB) Sanaz Rezaeian
Video
11:00 – 11:45 am Directivity Models Paul Spudich
11:45 – 12:15 pm Directionality of Ground Motion – (PDF, 5.4 MB) Jack Baker
Video
12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:15 pm Nonlinear Site Response Model – (PDF, 491 KB) Ronnie Kamai
Video
1:15 – 1:30 pm New Hanging Wall Model – (PDF, 403 KB) Jennifer Donahue
Video
1:30 – 1:45 pm Classification of “Main Shock” vs “Aftershock” – (PDF, 800 KB) Katie Wooddell
Video
1:45 – 2:15 pm Abrahamson-Silva Updated GMPE Norm Abrahamson
Video
2:15 – 2:45 pm Boore-Atkinson-Seyhan-Stewart GMPE Dave Boore
Jon Stewart
Video
2:45 – 3:15 pm Campbell-Bozorgnia Updated GMPE – (PDF, 650 KB) Ken Campbell
Video
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:00 pm Chiou-Youngs Updated GMPE – (PDF, 5.6 MB) Brian Chiou
Video
4:00 – 4:30 pm Idriss Updated GMPE – (PDF, 2.2 MB) I.M. Idriss
Video
4:30 – 5:00 pm Comparison of GMPEs – (PDF, 25.2 MB) Norm Abrahamson, Nick Gregor
Video
5:00 – 5:30 pm Final Discussions and Concluding Remarks Yousef Bozorgina, All
Video
5:30 pm Adjourn

 

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