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51. Performance of Physical Structures in Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: A Reconnaissance Report (NIST TN 1476)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1476
Published: 6/30/2006
Authors: Stephen A Cauffman, Long Thanh Phan, Fahim Sadek, William P. Fritz, Dat Duthinh, Walter J. Rossiter Jr
Abstract: This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) led-reconnaissance to assess the performance of physical structures during Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. The report describes the environmental conditions ( ...

52. Performance of Steel Moment Connections under a Column Removal Scenario. I: Experiments
Published: 4/3/2012
Authors: Hai Sang Lew, Joseph A Main, Stephen D Robert, Fahim Sadek, Vincent Chiarito
Abstract: This paper presents an experimental study of two full-scale steel beam-column assemblies, each comprising three columns and two beams, to (1) define their response characteristics under a column removal scenario, including the capacity of the beams a ...

53. Performance of Steel Moment Connections under a Column Removal Scenario. II: Analysis
Published: 4/3/2012
Authors: Fahim Sadek, Joseph A Main, Hai Sang Lew, Sherif El-Tawil
Abstract: This paper presents a computational investigation of the response of steel beam-column assemblies with moment connections under monotonic loading conditions simulating a column removal scenario. Two beam-column assemblies are analyzed, which incorpo ...

54. Robustness Assessment of RC Frame Buildings under Column Loss Scenarios
Published: 4/3/2014
Authors: Yihai Bao, Joseph A Main, Hai Sang Lew, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: A computational assessment of the robustness of reinforced concrete (RC) building structures under column loss scenarios is presented. A reduced-order modeling approach is presented for three-dimensional RC framing systems, including the floor slab, ...

55. Robustness of Composite Floor Systems With Shear Connections: Modeling, Simulation, and Evaluation
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Fahim Sadek, Sherif El-Tawil, Hai Sang Lew
Abstract: This paper presents an analytical assessment of the robustness of concrete deck-steel beam composite floor systems with shear connectors under the assumption that an interior column has been removed. The study provides an insight into the behavior a ...

56. Robustness of Precast Concrete Frames: Experimental and Computational Studies
Published: 4/3/2014
Authors: Joseph A Main, Yihai Bao, Hai Sang Lew, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: This paper describes both full-scale testing and detailed finite-element modeling of a precast concrete moment-frame assembly extracted from the perimeter moment frame of a 10-story prototype building. The assembly comprises two beam spans and three ...

57. Robustness of Steel Gravity Frame Systems with Single-Plate Shear Connections
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1749
Published: 2/27/2013
Authors: Joseph A Main, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: This report presents a computational assessment of the performance of steel gravity framing systems with single-plate shear (,shear tabŠ) connections and composite floor slabs under column loss scenarios. The computational assessment uses a reduced m ...

58. Sampling Errors in the Estimation of Peak Wind-Induced Internal Forces in Low-Rise Structures
Published: 2/1/2004
Authors: Fahim Sadek, S M Diniz, M Kasperski, M Gioffre, Emil Simiu
Abstract: Peak values in time histories of wind effects may be obtained by using the entire information inherent in the time series of the wind effect, a method entailing the estimation of the probability distribution of the peak through the application of the ...

59. Semi-Active Control of Linear and Hysteretic Structures Using Variable Viscous and Magnetorheological Dampers
Published: 7/1/2000
Authors: S El-Borgi, Michael A Riley, Fahim Sadek, N Ayed
Abstract: Numerous studies have been conducted so far on active or hybrid (active/passive) control of hysteretic structures using a wide range of linear and nonlinear control algorithms. However, most research work on the use of semi-active control systems has ...

60. Stochastic Linearization for Control of Hysteretic Structures Using H(Infinity) Algorithm
Published: 1/1/2001
Authors: M Ben Ftima, Fahim Sadek, S El-Borgi, Michael A Riley
Abstract: This paper presents a robust static output feedback H(infinity) algorithm for control of hysteretic civil engineering structures subjected to earthquake ground motions. Hysteretic structures present a problem for control design and algorithm develop ...

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