Earthquake Simulator Testing and Seismic Evaluation of Suspended Ceilings

H. Kit Miyamoto, Amir S. J. Gilani, Andrei M. Reinhorn, Bob Glasgow, Oren Lavan J. Archit. Eng. 16, 63 (2010)   For full access to this technical paper click here and we will contact you shortly. Past seismic events have demonstrated the vulnerability of suspended ceilings, classified as nonstructural components, to earthquake damage. Engineers,.. Read More

Identifying the Collapse Hazard of Steel Special Moment-Frame Buildings with Viscous Dampers Using the FEMA P695 Methodology

H. Kit Miyamoto, Amir S. J. Gilani, Akira Wada, and Christopher Ariyaratana Earthquake Spectra 27, 1147 (2011) For full access to this technical paper click here and we will contact you shortly. An innovative design using steel special moment frames sized per building code requirements for strength and viscous dampers to.. Read More