PEER Research Reports - 2015

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PEER 2015/14 - Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Tall Buildings in California: Case Study of a 35-Story Steel Moment-Resisting Frame Building in San Francisco
Jiun-Wei Lai, Shanshan Wang, Matthew J. Schoettler, Stephen A. Mahin
Report (including Appendices A-D) (29.9 MB)
Electronic Appendices E-G (33.7 MB)
PEER 2015/13 - Self-Centering Precast Concrete Dual-Steel-Shell Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction: Seismic Performance, Analysis, and Design
Gabriele Guerrini, Jose I. Restrepo, Athanassios Vervelidis, Milena Massari - Report (12.3 MB)
PEER 2015/12 - Shear-Flexure Interaction Modeling for Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls and Columns under Reversed Cyclic Loading
Kristijan Kolozvari, Kutay Orakcal, John Wallace - Report (3.33 MB)
PEER 2015/11 - Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions for Nonlinear Response History Analysis of Buildings in Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering
N. Simon Kwong, Anil K. Chopra - Report (6.2 MB)
PEER 2015/10 - Structural Behavior of Column-Bent Cap Beam-Box Girder Systems in Reinforced Concrete Bridges Subjected to Gravity and Seismic Load, Part II: Hybrid Simulation and Post-Test Analysis
Mohamed A. Moustafa, Khalid M. Mosalam - Report (12.5 MB)
PEER 2015/09 - Structural Behavior of Column-Bent Cap Beam-Box Girder Systems in Reinforced Concrete Bridges Subjected to Gravity and Seismic Load, Part I: Pre-test Analysis and Quasi-Static Experiments
Mohamed A. Moustafa, Khalid M. Mosalam - Report (32 MB)
PEER 2015/08 - NGA-East: Adjustments to Median Ground-Motion Models for Central and Eastern North America
Report (3.5 MB)
Electronic Appendices (54.3 MB)
Errata (57 KB)
PEER 2015/07 - NGA-East: Ground-Motion Standard Deviation Models for Central and Eastern North America
Linda Al Atik - Report (19.6 MB)
PEER 2015/06 - Adjusting Ground-Motion Intensity Measures to a Reference Site for which V(S30) = 3000 m/sec
David M. Boore - Report (6.2 MB)
Electronic Appendices (2.6 MB)
Errata (78 KB)
PEER 2015/05 - Hybrid Simulation of Seismic Isolation Systems Applied to an APR-1400 Nuclear Power Plant
Andreas H. Schellenberg, Alireza Sarebanha, Matthew J. Schoettler, Gilberto Mosqueda, Gianmario Benzoni, Stephen A. Mahin - Report (25.6 MB)
PEER 2015/04 - NGA-East: Median Ground-Motion Models for the Central and Eastern North America Region
Report (44 MB)
NGA-East Electronic Appendices (50.9 MB)
Errata (80 KB)
PEER 2015/03 - Single Series Solution for the Rectangular Fiber-Reinforced Elastomeric Isolator Compression Modulus
James M. Kelly and Niel C. Van Engelen - Report (638 KB)
PEER 2015/02 - A Full-Scale, Single-Column Bridge Bent Tested by Shake-Table Excitation
Matthew J. Schoettler, Jose I. Restrepo, Gabriele Guerrini, David E. Duck, Francesco Carrea - Report (22.4 MB)
PEER 2015/01 - Concrete Column Blind Prediction Contest 2010: Outcomes and Observations
Vesna Terzic, Matthew J. Schoettler, Jose I. Restrepo, and Stephen A. Mahin - Report (3.1 MB)