PEER Reports

PEER Reports

New PEER Report 2020/11: "Hybrid Simulations for the Seismic Evaluation of Resilient Highway Bridge Systems"

April 15, 2021

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/11: "Hybrid Simulations for the Seismic Evaluation of Resilient Highway Bridge Systems." It was authored by Yingjie Wu, Selim Günay and Khalid Mosalam.

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Abstract

Fire-Induced Structural Collapse on Pier 45 at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California, May 23, 2020

Mohammadreza Eslami
Khalid Mosalam
Ankit Angrawal
Amarnath Kasalanati
2021

PEER 2021/01: On May 23, 2020, a severe fire resulted in progressive collapse of a processing and storage ware-house structure located at Pier 45, Fisherman’s Wharf, in San Francisco, California. This incidentprovided a unique opportunity to study the performance of structural systems exposed to largeopen-compartment fires resulting in progressive collapse.

New PEER Report 2020/23: "Earthquake Damage Workshop"

December 16, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/23: "Earthquake Damage Workshop," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by Kylin Vail and Bret Lizundia, Rutherford + Chekene; David P. Welch, Stanford University; and Evan Reis, Reis Consulting.

New PEER Report 2020/22: "Technical Background Report for Structural Analysis and Performance Assessment"

December 16, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/22: "Technical Background Report for Structural Analysis and Performance Assessment," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by David P. Welch and Gregory G. Deierlein, John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University.

New PEER Report 2020/21: "Comparison of the Response of Small- and Large-Component Cripple Wall Specimens Tested under Simulated Seismic Loading"

December 16, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/21: "Comparison of the Response of Small- and Large-Component Cripple Wall Specimens Tested under Simulated Seismic Loading," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by Brandon Schiller and Tara Hutchinson, Universiity of California, San Diego; and Kelly Cobeen, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

New PEER Report 2020/20: Large-Component Seismic Testing for Existing and Retrofitted Single-Family Wood-Frame Dwellings"

December 16, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/20: "Large-Component Seismic Testing for Existing and Retrofitted Single-Family Wood-Frame Dwellings," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by Kelly Cobeen, Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc.; Vahid Mahdavifar, University of California, Berkeley; Tara Hutchinson and Brandon Schiller, University of California, San Diego, David P.

New PEER Report 2020/19: "Cripple Wall Small-Component Test Program: Comparisons"

December 16, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/19: "Cripple Wall Small-Component - Test Program: Comparisons," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by Brandon Schiller and Tara Hutchinson, Universiity of California, San Diego; and Kelly Cobeen, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

New PEER Report 2020/17: "Cripple Wall Small-Component Test Program: Dry Specimens"

December 15, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/17: "Cripple Wall Small-Component Test Program: Dry Specimens," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by Brandon Schiller and Tara Hutchinson, University of California San Diego; and Kelly Cobeen, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

New PEER Report 2020/18: "Cripple Wall Small-Component Test Program: Wet Specimens II"

December 16, 2020

PEER has just published Report No. 2020/18: "Cripple Wall Small-Component Test Program: Wet Specimens II," a report for the "Quantifying the Performance of Retrofit of Cripple Walls and Sill Anchorage in Single-Family Wood-Frame Buildings" Project. It was authored by Brandon Schiller and Tara Hutchinson, University of California, San Diego; and Kelly Cobeen, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.