PEER Reports

PEER Reports

New PEER Report: 2014/19 “Seismic Response of a Hybrid Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bridge Column Detailed for Accelerated Bridge Construction”

PEER has just published Report No. 2014/19 titled “Seismic Response of a Hybrid Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bridge Column Detailed for Accelerated Bridge Construction” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Wilson Nguyen, William Trono, Marios Panagiotou, and Claudia P. Ostertag.

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Abstract:
With the expected rehabilitation and replacement of damaged reinforced concrete bridges to occur in the next...

New PEER Report: 2014/18 “Three-Dimensional Beam-Truss Model for Reinforced-Concrete Walls and Slabs Subjected to Cyclic Static or Dynamic Loading”

PEER has just published Report No. 2014/18 titled “Three-Dimensional Beam-Truss Model for Reinforced-Concrete Walls and Slabs Subjected to Cyclic Static or Dynamic Loading” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Yuan Lu, Marios Panagiotou, and Ioannis Koutromanos.

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Abstract:
The three-dimensional (3D) beam-truss model (BTM) for reinforced concrete (RC) walls, which was developed by the first two...

New PEER Report: 2014/20 “Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near-Fault Ground Motions for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering”

PEER has just published Report No. 2014/20 titled “Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near-Fault Ground Motions for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Mayssa Dabaghi and Armen Der Kiureghian.

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Abstract:
A comprehensive parameterized stochastic model of near-fault ground motions in two orthogonal horizontal directions is developed. The proposed model...

New PEER Report: 2015/03 “Single Series Solution for the Rectangular Fiber-Reinforced Elastomeric Isolator Compression Modulus”

PEER has just published Report No. 2015/03 titled “Single Series Solution for the Rectangular Fiber-Reinforced Elastomeric Isolator Compression Modulus” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by James M. Kelly and Niel C. Van Engelen.

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Abstract:
Fiber-reinforced elastomeric bearings were originally proposed as an alternative to conventional steel-reinforced elastomeric bearings for seismic isolation...

New PEER Report: 2015/01 “Concrete Column Blind Prediction Contest 2010: Outcomes and Observations”

PEER has just published Report No. 2015/01 titled “Concrete Column Blind Prediction Contest 2010: Outcomes and Observations” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Vesna Terzic, Matthew J. Schoettler, Jose I. Restrepo, and Stephen A. Mahin.

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Abstract:
Performance-based earthquake engineering is based on the premise that the performance of engineered facilities can be predicted and evaluated with...

New PEER Report 2015/02: “A Full-Scale, Single-Column Bridge Bent Tested by Shake-Table Excitation”

PEER has just published Report No. 2015/02 titled “A Full-Scale, Single-Column Bridge Bent Tested by Shake-Table Excitation” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Matthew J. Schoettler, Jose I. Restrepo, Gabriele Guerrini, David E. Duck, and Francesco Carrea.

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Abstract:

A landmark test of a reinforced concrete bridge column was conducted on the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake...

New PEER Report 2015/05: “Hybrid Simulation of Seismic Isolation Systems Applied to an APR-1400 Nuclear Power Plant”

PEER has just published Report No. 2015/05 titled “Hybrid Simulation of Seismic Isolation Systems Applied to an APR-1400 Nuclear Power Plant” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Andreas H. Schellenberg, Alireza Sarebanha, Matthew J. Schoettler, Gilberto Mosqueda, Gianmario Benzoni, and Stephen A. Mahin.

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Abstract:

Since the dynamic response of an isolated structure depends on the combined...

New PEER Report 2015/06: “Adjusting Ground-Motion Intensity Measures to a Reference Site for which V(S30) = 3000 m/sec”

PEER has just published Report No. 2015/06 titled “Adjusting Ground-Motion Intensity Measures to a Reference Site for which V(S30) = 3000 m/sec” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by David M. Boore.

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Abstract:

Adjustment factors that can used to convert ground-motion intensity measures at sites with V(S30)=760 m/sec and V(S30)=2000 m/sec to a reference rock site,...

New PEER Report 2015/07: “NGA-East: Ground-Motion Standard Deviation Models for Central and Eastern North America”

PEER has just published Report No. 2015/07 titled “NGA-East: Ground-Motion Standard Deviation Models for Central and Eastern North America” as a new addition to the PEER Report Series. It was authored by Linda Al Atik.

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Abstract:

Empirical ground-motion data from Central and Eastern North America (CENA) are used to analyze the components of ground-motion variability in CENA. Trends of ground-motion variability with...