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

Probabilistic Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Steel Moment Framed Buildings Incorporating Damper Limit States

H. Kit Miyamoto, Amir S. J. Gilani, Christopher Ariyaratana, and Akira Wada ASCE Conf. Proc. 369, 130 (2010)   For full access to this technical paper click here and we will contact you shortly. An advanced concept for design of steel moment framed structures, sizing steel members per code guidelines for strength and.. 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

Earthquake Performance of Porcelain Transformer Bushings

Andrew S. Whittaker, Gregory L. Fenves, and Amir S. J. Gilani Earthquake Spectra 20, 205 (2004) | Cited 1 times For full access to this technical paper click here and we will contact you shortly. The earthquake performance of 196-kV, 230-kV, and 550-kV porcelain transformer bushings was studied by earthquake-simulator experimentation and analysis… Read More