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11. Connection Model for the Seismic Analysis of Welded Steel Moment Frames.
Published: 5/1/1998
Author: John L Gross
Abstract: An analytical approach is described for performing seismic evaluation of welded steel moment frame buildings constructed prior to the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The approach is based on an analytical model that captures the possibility of connection ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917039

12. Cyclic Testing of Steel Moment Frame Connections Rehabilitated with RBS or Welded Haunch
Published: 1/1/2000
Authors: C M Uang, Q -S Yu, S Noel, John L Gross
Abstract: The effectiveness of using the reduced beam section (RBS) and welded haunch for seismic rehabilitation of pre-Northridge steel moment connections was investigated through cyclic testing of six full-scale specimens-three of them incorporated lightweig ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860332

13. Design Guidelines for the Seismic Modification of Welded Steel Moment Frame Buildings
Published: 5/1/1998
Author: John L Gross
Abstract: Prompted by the widespread damage to welded beam-to-column connections as a result of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) initiated a study to determine the efficacy of various techniques for the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860147

14. Distribution of Earthquake Input Energy in Structures
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6903
Published: 1/1/2003
Authors: P Khashaee, B Mohraz, Fahim Sadek, Hai Sang Lew, John L Gross
Abstract: In developing an energy-based design approach and assessing the damage potential of structures, one must know the distribution of earthquake input energy among energy components: kinetic, elastic strain, hysteretic, and damping. This report examines ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860444

15. 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

16. Energy-Based Design Approach for Seismic Design: Energy Spectra
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6599
Published: Date unknown
Authors: P Khashaee, B Mohraz, Fahim Sadek, Hai Sang Lew, John L Gross
Abstract: Among the approaches that the Structural Engineers Association of California has recommended for performance based seismic design is the energy approach. In this approach, the earthquake input energy transmitted to the structure is estimated from gr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860314

17. Final Report of the National Construction Safety Team on the Collapses of the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigations of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard George Gann, William L Grosshandler, Jason D Averill, Richard W. Bukowski, Stephen A Cauffman, D D Evans, Frank W Gayle, John L Gross, James R. Lawson, Hai Sang Lew, Therese P McAllister, Harold E. Nelson, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) econstruction of the collapses of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers, the results of an investigation conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. Th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909236

18. Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1A) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Richard George Gann, William L Grosshandler, Hai Sang Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W Gayle, John L Gross, Therese P McAllister, Jason D Averill, James R. Lawson, Harold E. Nelson, Stephen A Cauffman
Abstract: This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. This report describes how the fir ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909254

19. 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

20. Fire Endurance Testing of Floor Systems Effects of Scale and Restraint
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1054
Published: Date unknown
Author: John L Gross
Abstract: Three standard fire resistance tests (ASTM E 119) were conducted on a composite floor system to study the effects of 1) test restraint conditions, and 2) scale of the test. Two full-scale tests, 35 ft (10.7 m) span, and one half-scale test, 17 ft (5 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860666



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