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21. Experimental and computational assessment of robustness of steel and reinforced concrete framed buildings
Published: 8/1/2011
Authors: Joseph A Main, Yihai Bao, Fahim Sadek, Hai Sang Lew
Abstract: This paper presents an experimental and computational assessment of the performance of full-scale steel and reinforced concrete beam-column assemblies under vertical displacement of a center column, simulating a column removal scenario. The assembli ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907519

22. An Experimental and Computational Study of Steel Moment Connections under a Column Removal Scenario
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1669 rev2
Published: 3/1/2011
Authors: Fahim Sadek, Joseph A Main, Hai Sang Lew, Stephen D Robert, Vincent Chiarito, Sherif El-Tawil
Abstract: This report presents an experimental and computational study of two steel beam-column assemblies, each comprising three columns and two beams. The two beam-column assemblies represent portions of the structural framing system of two ten-story steel f ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906046

23. Safety Assessment of Parallel Wire Suspension Bridge Cables Under Thermal Effects
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1678
Published: 10/25/2010
Authors: Joseph A Main, William E Luecke
Abstract: This report summarizes a NIST study aimed at assessing the safety of parallel wire suspension bridge cables under thermal effects. Both low temperatures, potentially embrittling the bridge wires, and high temperatures, potentially softening the wires ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906975

24. Final Report on the Collapse of the Dallas Cowboys Indoor Practice Facility, May 2, 2009 (NIST IR 7661)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7661
Published: 1/26/2010
Authors: John L Gross, Joseph A Main, Long Thanh Phan, Fahim Sadek, Stephen A Cauffman, David P. Jorgensen
Abstract: This report summarizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study of the collapse of the Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility that occurred on the afternoon of May 2, 2009, during a severe thunderstorm. The indoor practice fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904696

25. Draft Report on the Collapse of the Dallas Cowboys Indoor Practice Facility, May 2, 2009 (NIST IR 7636) ***DRAFT for Public Comments (for final version, see NIST IR 7661)***
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7636
Published: 10/6/2009
Authors: John L Gross, Joseph A Main, Long Thanh Phan, Fahim Sadek, Stephen A Cauffman, David P. Jorgensen
Abstract: This report summarizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study of the collapse of the Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility that occurred on the afternoon of May 2, 2009, during a severe thunderstorm. The indoor practice fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903920

26. Assessment of Robustness and Disproportionate Collapse Vulnerability of Steel Moment-Frame Buildings
Published: 8/19/2009
Authors: Joseph A Main, Fahim Sadek, Hai Sang Lew
Abstract: Several prototype steel moment-frame buildings have been designed for the purpose of assessing their vulnerability to progressive collapse. The buildings were designed for moderate and high seismic regions. This paper summarizes the development of th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902887

27. Testing and Analysis of Steel Beam-Column Assemblies under Column Removal Scenarios
Published: 5/6/2009
Authors: Fahim Sadek, Joseph A Main, Hai Sang Lew, Stephen D Robert, Vincent Chiarito
Abstract: This paper presents an experimental and analytical assessment of the performance of steel beam-column assemblies with two types of moment-resisting connections under vertical displacement of a center column, simulating a column removal scenario. The ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902595

28. Development of 3D Models of Steel Moment-Frame Buildings for Assessment of Robustness and Progressive Collapse Vulnerability
Published: 4/30/2009
Authors: Joseph A Main, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: Several prototype steel moment-frame buildings have been designed for the purpose of assessing their reserve capacity and vulnerability to progressive collapse. Designs were developed for both seismic and non-seismic regions. This paper summarizes th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901462

29. Automated Extraction of Thunderstorm and Non-Thunderstorm Wind Data Sets From Archived Weather Reports
Published: 4/18/2009
Authors: Franklin T. Lombardo, Joseph A Main
Abstract: Wind loads for use in structural design are based in part on extreme value analysis of historical wind data, and limitations on the quantity and spatial resolution of wind data pose a significant challenge in such analyses. A promising source of addi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860655

30. Mean Recurrence Intervals of Failure Wind Loads
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Dat Duthinh, Joseph A Main, Amelia P Wright, Emil Simiu
Abstract: The Commentary to the ASCE Standard 7-05 states that the nominal mean recurrence interval (MRI) of the wind speed inducing the design strength is about 500 years if the specified load factor is 1.5, as in early versions of ASCE 7, and somewhat highe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860702



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