Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices

Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 30
  • Relase : 2002-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784475121

Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report outlines the HITEC Technical Evaluation Plan for large seismic isolator and energy dissipation devices. The plan is designed to characterize the fundamental properties and performance characteritics of a wide range of devices produced by U.S. and overseas manufacturers. It describes a program of full-scale dynamic tests, the results of which should provide guidance to the transportation-engineering community regarding the performance of large seismic devices.

Guide Specifications for Seismic Isolation Design

Guide Specifications for Seismic Isolation Design
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : AASHTO
  • Pages : 63
  • Relase : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781560514565

Guide Specifications for Seismic Isolation Design Book Review:

This edition is based on the work of NCHRP project 20-7, task 262 and updates the 2nd (1999) edition -- P. ix.

Evaluation of the Maccaferri Terramesh System Retaining Wall

Evaluation of the Maccaferri Terramesh System Retaining Wall
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 94
  • Relase : 2002-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784475202

Evaluation of the Maccaferri Terramesh System Retaining Wall Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities and limitations of the Terramesh Retaining Wall System for use as a technically viable, mechanically stabilized earth, retaining wall system. The evaluation was conducted based on material, design, construction, performance, and quality assurance mainformation outlined in the HITEC Protocol. The Terramesh System, supplied by Maccaferri, Inc.,Øfeatures a Gabion basket facing of various configurations and metal double-twisted grid type of soil reinforcement, which is manufactured integrally with the basket facing blocks.

Evaluation of the Inter-Lok Retaining Wall System

Evaluation of the Inter-Lok Retaining Wall System
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 128
  • Relase : 2002-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784475105

Evaluation of the Inter-Lok Retaining Wall System Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities and limitations of the INTER-LOK System for use as a technically viable, precast mechanically stabilized earth retaining wall system. The evaluation was conducted based on design, construction, performance, and quality assurance information outlined in the HITEC Protocol. The INTER-LOK System features a cross-shaped, segmental precast concrete facing panel connected to metallic rebar and anchor plate type of soil reinforcement attached to the facing panels by a keyplate that interlocks with the facing panels.

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition
  • Author : Wai-Fah Chen,Lian Duan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 740
  • Relase : 2014-01-24
  • ISBN : 9781439852323

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition Book Review:

Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of the Bridge Engineering Handbook. This extensive collection highlights bridge engineering specimens from around the world, contains detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subject. Published in five books: Fundamentals, Superstructure Design, Substructure Design, Seismic Design, and Construction and Maintenance, this new edition provides numerous worked-out examples that give readers step-by-step design procedures, includes contributions by leading experts from around the world in their respective areas of bridge engineering, contains 26 completely new chapters, and updates most other chapters. It offers design concepts, specifications, and practice, as well as the various types of bridges. The text includes over 2,500 tables, charts, illustrations, and photos. The book covers new, innovative and traditional methods and practices; explores rehabilitation, retrofit, and maintenance; and examines seismic design and building materials. The fourth book, Seismic Design contains 18 chapters, and covers seismic bridge analysis and design. What’s New in the Second Edition: Includes seven new chapters: Seismic Random Response Analysis, Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Bridges, Seismic Design of Thin-Walled Steel and CFT Piers, Seismic Design of Cable-Supported Bridges, and three chapters covering Seismic Design Practice in California, China, and Italy Combines Seismic Retrofit Practice and Seismic Retrofit Technology into one chapter called Seismic Retrofit Technology Rewrites Earthquake Damage to Bridges and Seismic Design of Concrete Bridges chapters Rewrites Seismic Design Philosophies and Performance-Based Design Criteria chapter and retitles it as Seismic Bridge Design Specifications for the United States Revamps Seismic Isolation and Supplemental Energy Dissipation chapter and retitles it as Seismic Isolation Design for Bridges This text is an ideal reference for practicing bridge engineers and consultants (design, construction, maintenance), and can also be used as a reference for students in bridge engineering courses.

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set
  • Author : Wai-Fah Chen,Lian Duan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 3130
  • Relase : 2014-01-24
  • ISBN : 9781482255034

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set Book Review:

Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of the Bridge Engineering Handbook. This extensive collection provides detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subject, and also highlights bridges from around the world.Published

Evaluation of the Tricon Retained Soil Wall System

Evaluation of the Tricon Retained Soil Wall System
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 20
  • Relase : 2002-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784475172

Evaluation of the Tricon Retained Soil Wall System Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities and limitations of the Tricon System for use as a technically viable, precast, mechanically stabilized earth-retaining wall system. The evaluation considered material, design, construction, performance, and quality assurance information outlined in the HITEC Protocol.

Environmental Technology Verification Report for the Plasma Enhanced Melter

Environmental Technology Verification Report for the Plasma Enhanced Melter
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 82
  • Relase : 2003-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784475229

Environmental Technology Verification Report for the Plasma Enhanced Melter Book Review:

Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a service center of CERF/IIEC. This Technology Verification report describes the nature and scope of the environmental evaluation of the performance of the Plasma Enhanced Melter? (PEM?) system for waste treatment. The evaluation was conducted through a cooperative program established in 1998 between the Washington State Department of Ecology, Integrated Environmental Technology Inc., Allied Technology Group, and the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. The goal of this report is to provide potential users and purchasers of the PEM? system with information they need to make more informed decisions regarding the performance of PEM? as an equivalent or alternative to incineration for treating hazardous waste.

Summary of Evaluation Findings for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices

Summary of Evaluation Findings for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 122
  • Relase : 1999-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474648

Summary of Evaluation Findings for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. his report summarizes the results of an evaluation that was designed to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers. The devices were tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Evaluation Findings for Skellerup Base Isolation Elastomeric Bearings

Evaluation Findings for Skellerup Base Isolation Elastomeric Bearings
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 50
  • Relase : 1998-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474575

Evaluation Findings for Skellerup Base Isolation Elastomeric Bearings Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report summarizes the results of a detailedØevaluation of base isolation elastomeric bearings,Ømanufactured by Skellerup. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devicesØwere tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Evaluation Findings for R.J. Watson, Inc., Sliding Isolation Bearings

Evaluation Findings for R.J. Watson, Inc., Sliding Isolation Bearings
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 48
  • Relase : 1998-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474532

Evaluation Findings for R.J. Watson, Inc., Sliding Isolation Bearings Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report summarizes the results of a detailedØevaluation of sliding isolation bearings,Ømanufactured by R.J. Watson, Inc. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devicesØwere tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Evaluation Findings for Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc. Friction Pendulum Bearings

Evaluation Findings for Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc. Friction Pendulum Bearings
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 50
  • Relase : 1998-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474559

Evaluation Findings for Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc. Friction Pendulum Bearings Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report summarizes the results of a detailedØevaluation of Friction Pendulum Bearings,Ømanufactured by Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devicesØwere tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Evaluation Findings for Tekton, Inc., Roller Bearings

Evaluation Findings for Tekton, Inc., Roller Bearings
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 48
  • Relase : 1998-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474516

Evaluation Findings for Tekton, Inc., Roller Bearings Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report summarizes the results of a detailedØevaluation of roller bearings,Ømanufactured by Tekton, Inc. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devicesØwere tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Evaluation Findings for Seismic Energy Products, L.P. Elastomeric Isolation Bearing

Evaluation Findings for Seismic Energy Products, L.P. Elastomeric Isolation Bearing
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 50
  • Relase : 2001-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784475040

Evaluation Findings for Seismic Energy Products, L.P. Elastomeric Isolation Bearing Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation for one seismic isolator supplied by Seismic Energy Products, L.P. The evaluation is designed to test the performance of seismic isolators and dampers.

Evaluation Findings for Tekton, Inc., Steel Rubber Bearings

Evaluation Findings for Tekton, Inc., Steel Rubber Bearings
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 48
  • Relase : 1998-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474508

Evaluation Findings for Tekton, Inc., Steel Rubber Bearings Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report summarizes the results of a detailedØevaluation of steel rubber bearings,Ømanufactured by Tekton, Inc. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devicesØwere tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Evaluation Findings for Scougal Rubber Corporation High Damping Rubber Bearings

Evaluation Findings for Scougal Rubber Corporation High Damping Rubber Bearings
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : ASCE Publications
  • Pages : 52
  • Relase : 1998-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784474567

Evaluation Findings for Scougal Rubber Corporation High Damping Rubber Bearings Book Review:

Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report summarizes the results of a detailedØevaluation of high-damping rubber bearings,Ømanufactured by Scougal Rubber Corporation. The report is part of a program to test the performance of 11 seismic isolators and dampers produced by several manufacturers. The devicesØwere tested for stability, response during earthquake simulations, and fatigue and weathering effects.

Performance of Seismic Isolation Hardware Under Service and Seismic Loading

Performance of Seismic Isolation Hardware Under Service and Seismic Loading
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 476
  • Relase : 2007
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822036077980

Performance of Seismic Isolation Hardware Under Service and Seismic Loading Book Review:

Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices

Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Civil Engineers
  • Pages : 20
  • Relase : 2002-01-01
  • ISBN : 0784406006

Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices Book Review:

This report outlines the HITEC Technical Evaluation Plan for large seismic isolator and energy dissipation devices. The plan is designed to characterize the fundamental properties and performance characteritics of a wide range of devices produced by U.S. and overseas manufacturers. It describes a program of full-scale dynamic tests, the results of which should provide guidance to the transportation-engineering community regarding the performance of large seismic devices.

Guidelines for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices

Guidelines for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices
  • Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.),Civil Engineering Research Foundation
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Civil Engineers
  • Pages : 25
  • Relase : 1996
  • ISBN : UOM:39015038160142

Guidelines for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices Book Review:

Papers from the June 1995 symposium describe recent discoveries in the genetics, biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, and clinical aspects of neuropeptide research. After a history of the field, coverage includes the use of transgenic and knockout mice in neuropeptide research; CRF- receptor subtypes; individual differences in responses to the behavioral actions of peptides; new peptide-processing enzymes; neuropeptidase gene regulation; interactions and coexistance of neuropeptides and serotonin in spinal autonomic systems; and peptide modulators of serotonin pathways. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Earthquakes and Earthquake Insurance

Earthquakes and Earthquake Insurance
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Policy Research and Insurance
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 1412
  • Relase : 1990
  • ISBN : UCR:31210012280150

Earthquakes and Earthquake Insurance Book Review: