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700 MHz Band Channel Propagation Model
Last Updated Date: 11/19/2014

To provide telecommunications designers working in public safety communications with channel propagation models to use in simulation and testing. more

Assessment of Design Methods in Existing PBSD Standards Project
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

The project continues the assessment of the applicability and accuracy of adopting first-generation Performance Based Seismic Engineering (PBSE) … more

Lateral Force-Resisting Structural Elements and Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

This project provides experimentally validated structural behavior models for refining key seismic design provisions in U.S. model building codes … more

TechBrief Guidance for Evaluated Technologies Project
Last Updated Date: 06/20/2014

The NIST TechBrief report series consists of individual report volumes - topical, tightly written, and well-illustrated discussions that address … more

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Coordination Project
Last Updated Date: 06/20/2014

NIST has been designated by Congress as the Lead Agency for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). This project supports the … more

Performance-Based Seismic Engineering (PBSE) for New Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 06/20/2014

Structural collapse demand and capacity are not clearly defined or directly simulated in current Performance-Based Seismic Engineering (PBSE) … more

Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory
Last Updated Date: 06/08/2014

The Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory (VCCTL) project develops and integrates state-of-the-art computational materials science tools … more

Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 06/02/2014

The objective of the Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Buildings Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to move the … more

Metrics and Tools for Sustainable Building Project
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2014

Building stakeholders need practical metrics, tools, and data to support investment choices and policymaking related to sustainable building … more

Mechanical Performance - Extreme Conditions
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

This project provides property data, metrology, and standard test methods for materials systems under extreme conditions for areas critical to US … more

Physical Infrastructure: Connections
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet … more

Smart Grid Program
Last Updated Date: 04/10/2014

The objective of the Smart Grid Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure … more

Sustainable, High Performance Infrastructure Materials Program
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

The objective of the Sustainable Engineered Materials Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science for sustainable materials … more

Long Term Performance of Concrete Project
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

Sustainable concrete construction design for durability requires performance-based metrics of expected durability and service life prediction. … more

Surface Damage of Polymer Nanocomposites Project
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

Surface damage caused by environmental and/or mechanical stresses can lead to the release of nanofillers incorporated within polymer … more

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