Track 2: Man-Made and Natural Hazards

Session 2.1 Advances in Earthquake Protection Systems
Moderators: Thomas Attard and Tat Fu
Monday, August 5, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

(213) "Vibration control of slender structures by semi-active tuned liquid column dampers" - Okyay Altay, RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

(333) "Structural Control with Double Skin Facades" - Tat Fu, University of New Hampshire (USA)

(689) "Impact resistance of tornado shelters using a load bearing composite having a multi-phase hybrid polymeric interfacial cohesion mechanism" - Thomas Attard, Arizona State University (USA)

(539) "Implementation of new mathematical models of elastomeric bearings for analysis under extreme loadings" - Manish Kumar, University at Buffalo (USA)

(660) "Evaluation of Seismic Performance of UPSS in terms of Energy Dissipation Considering Nonlinear Pier Response" - Tomoaki Sato, JIP Techno Science Corporation (Japan)

(178) "Seismic equipment isolation: From physics-based modeling to experimental validation, and beyond" - Scott Harvey, Duke University (USA)

Session 2.2 Earthquake Engineering A
Moderators: Bassem Andrawes and Katerina Konakli
Monday, August 5, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

(648) "Statistical analysis of variability in secondary system response spectra in primary-secondary systems" - Mazdak Tootkabooni, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (USA)

(229) "Incremental dynamic analysis of SMA composite reinforced concrete structures under sequential ground motion records" - Bassem Andrawes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

(384) "Effect of material setup and geometry on the wave propagation characteristics of layered structures" - Amjad Aref, University at Buffalo - SUNY (USA)

(398) "Multi-Component Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamic Analysis Using Tail-Equivalent Linearization and Application to a Base-Isolated Structure" - Marco Broccardo, University of California at Berkeley (USA)

(380) "Shake Table Tests of Precast Concrete Walls Designed with Unbonded Post-Tensioning" - Presented by Sriram Aaelti, Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University (USA)

(415) "Investigation of the effect of the marginal distribution of the demand on seismic fragility curves for bridge resilience analysis" - Paolo Bocchini, Lehigh University (USA)

Session 2.3 Earthquake Engineering B
Chairs: Bassem Andrawes and Katerina Konakli
Monday, August 5, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

(94) "Coherency analysis of the UPSAR array of accelerograms recorded during the 2004 Parkfield, California earthquake" - Katerina Konakli, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)

(627) "Experimental Observations of Torsional Soil-Structure Interaction Effects from a 3-Story Model Building" - Ronald Pak, University of Colorado-Boulder (USA)

(308) "Assessment of a finite element modeling scheme for reinforced masonry shear walls" - Andreas Stavridis, University of Texas at Arlington (USA)

(603) "Probabilistic collapse prediction of frame structures subjected to earthquake excitations" - Derya Deniz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

(478) "Physical Limits on Response Maxima for Semiactive Damping Systems" - Jeffrey Scruggs, University of Michigan (USA)

(63) "Probabilistic demand models and fragility estimates for dry storage casks" - Vahid Bisadi, Rice University (USA)

Session 2.4 Penetration Mechanics and Fragmentation
Moderators: Roman Wendner and Ferhun Caner
Tuesday, August 6, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

Keynote Lecture: (120) "Dynamic comminution of quasibrittle solids at high-rate shear under impact and analogy with turbulence" - Zdenek Bazant, Northwestern University (USA)

(115) "Comminution of concrete subjected to extremely high strain rates" - Ferhun Caner, Technical University of Catalonia (Spain)

(371) "Dynamic and failure analysis of topologically interlocked materials subjected to impact" - Yuezhong Feng, Purdue University (USA)

(577) "The effect of penetration on Ultra High Performance Concrete" - Jovanca Smith, Northwestern University (USA)

(283) "Multi-scale modeling of foam-core sandwich plate subject to projectile impact" - Xiaowo Wang, Purdue University (USA)

Session 2.5 Blast and Fire Hazard Mitigation of Structures A
Moderators: Maria Garlock and Aixi Zhou
Tuesday, August 6, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

(541) "Effectiveness of Passive Fire Protection on Reducing Structure Ignitability in the Wildland Urban Interface" - Aixi Zhou, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (USA)

(81) "Resilience-Based Evaluation of Steel Buildings under Fire" - Maria Garlock, Princeton University (USA)

(12) "Prescriptive Building Requirements for Enhanced Resiliency" - Stephen Szoke, Portland Cement Association (USA)

(273) ""A Framework for Coupling a High-Resolution Fire Simulation to a Low-Resolution Structural Model" - Paul Beata, University of Michigan (USA)

(214) "Near-field Effects of Detonations" - Jinwon Shin, University at Buffalo (USA)

(440) "Investigation of Polymeric Coatings for Retrofit Applications of Unreinforced Concrete Masonry Walls Subjected to Blast: Simplified Modeling Using SDOF Systems" - Badri Hiriyur, Weidlinger Associates, Inc. (USA)

Session 2.6 Blast and Fire Hazard Mitigation of Structures B
Moderators: Ganesh Thiagarajan and Vincent Chiarito
Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

(78) "Methodology for design of RC columns to resist blasts from near-contact standoffs" - John Crawford, Karagozian & Case (USA)

(127) "Static and Dynamic Blast Testing and Analysis of Insulated Metal Panels" - Jay Idriss, Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants, Inc. (USA)

(191) "Effects of Reaction Forces on Steel Members Subjected to Blast Loading" - Darrell Barker, ABS Consulting (USA)

(374) "FTS Modeling for High Fidelity Analysis in Blast Resistant New Designs and Retrofits" - David Vaughan, Weidlinger Associates (USA)

(471) "Use of Chebyshev polynomials to approximate time-history responses of single-degree-of-freedom oscillators" - Gustavo Maldonado, Georgia Southern University (USA)

(98) "Design and testing of a two-degree-of-freedom nonlinear energy sink with elastomeric bumpers attached to a six-story model building" - Jie Luo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

Session 2.7 Blast and Fire Hazard Mitigation of Structures C
Moderators: Vincent Chiarito and Ganesh Thiagarajan
Wednesday, August 7, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
202A Northwestern Room

(393) "Experimental and Numerical Simulation of One way reinforced Normal Strength and High Strength Concrete Slabs Subjected to Blast Loading" - Ganesh Thiagarajan, University of Missouri-Kansas City (USA)

(317) "Assessing Performance of Retrofits for Compressed Earth Block Structures against Blast Effects" - Vincent Chiarito, USACE ERDC (USA)

(352) "Investigation of the Polymeric Coatings for Retrofit Applications of Unreinforced Concrete Masonry Walls Subjected to Blast: Full Scale Blast Testing and Numerical Analyses" - Pawel Woelke, Weidlinger Associates (USA)

(459) "Adaptation and Expansion of Current Blast Design Methodologies for Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Structures" - David Keller, Weidlinger Associates, Inc. (USA)

(632) "Load Transfer of Polycarbonate and Laminated Glass Glazing Systems" - Lindsey Bryson, University of Kentucky (USA)

(375) "Mechanics of Glazing Retention Under Blast Loading" - Seda Dogruel, Arup (USA)