PEER Research Reports - 2014

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PEER 2014/17 - PEER NGA-East Database
Christine A. Goulet, Tadahiro Kishida, Timothy D. Ancheta, Chris H. Cramer, Robert B. Darragh, Walter J. Silva, Youssef M.A. Hashash, Joseph Harmon, Jonathan P. Stewart, Katie E. Wooddell, and Robert R. Youngs - Report (4.3 MB)
PEER 2014/15 - NGA-East Regionalization Report: Comparison of Four Crustal Regions within Central and Eastern North America using Waveform Modeling and 5%-Damped Pseudo-Spectral Acceleration Response
Jennifer Dreiling, Marius P. Isken, Walter D. Mooney, Martin C. Chapman, and Richard W. Godbee - Report (48 MB)
PEER 2014/14 - Scaling Relations between Seismic Moment and Rupture Area of Earthquakes in Stable Continental Regions
Paul Somerville - Report (1 MB)
PEER 2014/13 - PEER Preliminary Notes and Observations on the August 24, 2014 South Napa Earthquake
Grace S. Kang (Editor) Stephen A. Mahin (Editor) - Report (42 MB)
PEER 2014/12 - Reference-Rock Site Conditions for Central and Eastern North America: Part II - Attenuation (Kappa) Definition
Kenneth W. Campbell, Youssef M.A. Hashash, Byungmin Kim, Albert R. Kottke, Ellen M. Rathje, Walter J. Silva, and Jonathan P. Stewart - Report (1 MB)
PEER 2014/11 - Reference-Rock Site Conditions for Central and Eastern North America: Part I - Velocity Definition
Youssef M.A. Hashash, Albert R. Kottke, Jonathan P. Stewart, Kenneth W. Campbell, Byungmin Kim, Ellen M. Rathje, and Walter J. Silva - Report (11 MB)
PEER 2014/10 - Evaluation of Collapse and Non-Collapse of Parallel Bridges Affected by Liquefaction and Lateral Spreading
Benjamin Turner, Scott J. Brandenberg, and Jonathan P. Stewart - Report (5.3 MB)
PEER 2014/09 - PEER Arizona Strong-Motion Database and GMPEs Evaluation
Tadahiro Kishida, Robert E. Kayen, Olga-Joan Ktenidou, Walter J. Silva, Robert B. Darragh, and Jennie Watson-Lamprey - Report (13.6 MB)
PEER 2014/08 - Unbonded Pretensioned Bridge Columns with Rocking Detail
Jeffrey A. Schaefer, Bryan Kennedy, Marc O. Eberhard, and John F. Stanton - Report (7.2 MB)
PEER 2014/06 - Report of the Tenth Planning Meeting of NEES/E-Defense Collaborative Research on Earthquake Engineering
Convened by NEES Operation Center and Hyogo Earthquake Engineering Research Center, NIED - Report (70 MB)
PEER 2014/05 - Seismic Velocity Site Characterization of Thirty-One Chilean Seismometer Stations by Spectral Analysis of Surface Wave Dispersion
Robert Kayen, Brad D. Carkin, Skye Corbet, Camilo Pinilla, Allan Ng, Edward Gorbis, and Christine Truong - Report (3 MB)
PEER 2014/04 - Effect of Vertical Acceleration on Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Columns
Hyerin Lee and Khalid M. Mosalam - Report (19.6 MB)
PEER 2014/03 - Retest of Thirty-Year-Old Neoprene Isolation Bearings
James M. Kelly and Niel C. Van Engelen - Report (2.3 MB)
PEER 2014/02 - Theoretical Development of Hybrid Simulation Applied to Plate Structures
Ahmed A. Bakhaty, Khalid M. Mosalam, and Sanjay Govindjee - Report (4 MB)
PEER 2014/01 - Performance-Based Seismic Assessment of Skewed Bridges
Peyman Kaviani, Farzin Zareian, and Ertugrul Taciroglu - Report (7 MB)