PEER Research Reports - 2014

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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)