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31. Equivalent Number of Loading Cycles for the Seismic Testing of Passive Energy Dissipation Devices
Published: 7/1/2002
Authors: Fahim Sadek, Michael A Riley
Abstract: Prototype testing of passive energy dissipation devices is required to verify their response characteristics and demonstrate their capacity to withstand the design loads. These tests usually consist of loading the devices with a defined number of cy ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860447

32. Experimental Testing of Roof to Wall Connections in Wood Frame Houses
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6938
Published: 4/1/2003
Authors: Michael A Riley, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: The majority of residential construction in the United States is wood-frame construction. These buildings perform well under gravity loads, but considerable damage has been observed in such structures after significant earthquakes and major hurrican ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860470

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. Guidelines for Testing Passive Energy Dissipation Devices
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6936
Published: 11/1/1999
Authors: Michael A Riley, Fahim Sadek, B Mohraz
Abstract: Passive energy dissipation devices can be used to significantly reduce the response of structures to earthquake and wind excitation. Wide acceptance of these devices depends on the availability of information on their performance as well as standard ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860468

38. International R&D Roadmap for Fire Resistance of Structures Summary of NIST/CIB Workshop
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1188
Published: 6/11/2015
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Matthew F Bundy, John L Gross, Anthony P Hamins, Fahim Sadek, Anand Raghunathan
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of the global meeting to develop the International R&D Roadmap for Fire Resistance of Structures (the Roadmap) held May 21‹22, 2014, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The workshop was sponsored by the National Instit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918045

39. Letter to the Editor of the CTBUH Journal
Published: 12/1/2011
Authors: Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Jason D Averill, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: NIST was invited to comment on the articles written for a special issue of the CTBUH Journal, marking the ten years passed since the 2001 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. This letter to the editor reacts to the role of the NIST WTC Investigat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909421

40. Linear Procedures for Structures with Velocity-Dependent Dampers
Published: 8/1/2000
Authors: Fahim Sadek, B Mohraz, Michael A Riley
Abstract: Passive energy dissipation devices are used to reduce the damaging effects of earthquakes. These devices can absorb a portion of the earthquake-induced energy in structures and thus reduce the energy demand on structural members. Wide acceptance of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860193



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