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The Latest Engineering Research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes

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am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest engineering references – other disciplines to follow.

Darfield Earthquake 4 September 2010 Geotechnical Land Damage Assessment and Reinstatement Report : Stage 1 Report Tonkin & Taylor

 Observations on the Performance of Residential Concrete Slabs under Seismic and Soil Liquefaction Conditions CW Ashby, 2012 NZSEE Conference

Digital buildings: Using sensors to monitor the performance of concrete buildings during the Christchurch earthquake rebuild GB Simkin, JM Ingham – Concrete Innovation Conference, 2014

 Low damage seismic solutions for non-structural drywall partitions AS Tasligedik, S Pampanin, A Palermo – Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 2014

LATERAL LOAD TESTS OF HOUSES DAMAGED IN THE CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND EARTHQUAKES H Morris, D Carradine

DESIGN AND TESTING OF POST-TENSIONED TIMBER WALL SYSTEMS F Sarti, A Palermo, S Pampanin

Flow liquefaction instability prediction using finite elements T Mohammadnejad, JE Andrade – Acta Geotechnica, 2014

InSAR measurements and interpretation of postseismic motion following the Mw 7.1 Darfield (Canterbury) earthquake of 4 September 2010 P Faegh Lashgary, J Townend, C Williams, M Motagh… – EGU General Assembly …, 2014

Seismic response of long span cable-stayed bridge to near-fault vertical ground motions B Shrestha – KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 2014

Forensic Analysis of Link Fractures in Eccentrically Braced Frames during the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake: Testing and Simulation AM Kanvinde, KS Marshall, DA Grilli, G Bomba – Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014

Matej Fischinger Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering Performance-Based Seismic Engineering: Vision for an Earthquake Resilient Society 2014 … S Mahin

Transect Survey as a Post-Disaster Global Rapid Damage Assessment Tool L Moon, D Biggs, J Ingham, M Griffith – Earthquake Spectra, 2014

Dynamic behaviour of quartzo-feldspathic loess slopes in the Canterbury Port Hills, Christchurch, New Zealand J Carey, M McSaveney, C Massey, D Petley – EGU General Assembly Conference …, 2014

Hard‐Site κ0 (Kappa) Calculations for Christchurch, New Zealand, and Comparison with Local Ground‐Motion Prediction Models C Van Houtte, OJ Ktenidou, T Larkin, C Holden – Bulletin of the Seismological Society …, 2014

13 New Zealand–new directions for construction R&D S Wilkinson, C Ma – R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction …, 2014

Retrofit of reinforced concrete frames with buckling‐restrained braces C Mahrenholtz, PC Lin, AC Wu, KC Tsai, SJ Hwang… – Earthquake Engineering & …, 2014

The effect of DEM resolution on the computation of the factor of safety using an infinite slope model M Fuchs, J Torizin, F Kühn – Geomorphology, 2014

On the Use of CFRP Sheets for the Seismic Retrofitting of Masonry Walls and the Influence of Mechanical Anchorage P Bischof, R Suter, E Chatzi, P Lestuzzi – Polymers, 2014

Fuzzy-logic based inelastic displacement ratios of degrading RC structures S Ozkul, A Ayoub, A Altunkaynak – Engineering Structures, 2014

Seismic Response of a Four-Storey Miniature Building with Replaceable Plastic Hinges JI Restrepo, ME Rodriguez, G Kao-Stocker, AJ Carr – Journal of Earthquake …, 2014

Seismic Fragility Evaluation of Lightly Reinforced Concrete-Block Shear Walls for Probabilistic Risk Assessment S Mojiri, WW El-Dakhakhni, MJ Tait – Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014

Seismic performance of dual-steel moment resisting frames A Tenchini, M D’Aniello, C Rebelo, R Landolfo… – Journal of Constructional …, 2014

Post-disaster geotechnical response for hilly terrain: a case study from the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence. K Yates – 2014

Some Thoughts on Declustering in Probabilistic Seismic‐Hazard Analysis W Marzocchi, M Taroni – Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 2014

Special feature: geographic information science and remote sensing A Moore, P Whigham – Journal of Spatial Science, 2014

Modeling of different bracing configurations in multi-storey concentrically braced frames using a fiber-beam based approach KK Wijesundara, R Nascimbene, GA Rassati – Journal of Constructional Steel …, 2014

WHAT MOTIVATES AND DEMOTIVATES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY EMPLOYEES IN CHRISTCHURCH’S POST-EARTHQUAKE RESIDENTIAL SECTOR–A CASE … B Holmes, L Kestle

POTENTIAL KEY INDICATORS OF ORGANISATIONAL RESILIENCE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Z Sapeciay, S Wilkinson, SB Costello, MN Sajoudi

Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) in Spatial Modeling for Floodplain Risk Assessment GP Siddayao, SE Valdez, PL Fernandez

Evaluation of displacement‐based vulnerability assessment methodology using observed damage data from Christchurch SR Uma, RP Dhakal, M Nayyerloo – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2014

Limitations in Simulation of Building Pounding in Earthquakes S Khatiwada, N Chouw – International Journal of Protective Structures, 2014

Response Spectra at Liquefaction Sites during Shallow Crustal Earthquakes JR Gingery, A Elgamal, JD Bray – Earthquake Spectra, 2014

Longitudinal shear resistance of composite slabs SJ Hicks, AF Pennington, AS Jones – 2014

POUNDING EFFECTS ON THE EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE OF ADJACENT REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES STRENGTHENED BY CABLE ELEMENTS A Liolios, A Liolios, G Hatzigeorgiou, S Radev – Journal of Theoretical and Applied …, 2014

LATERAL LOAD RESISTING SYSTEMS FOR MULTI-STOREY BUILDINGS Y Singh

SEISMIC PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN PHILOSOPHY OF STEEL BUILDINGS S Sarada, Y Singh

Application of drainage analysis to infer “hidden” regional or local tectonic deformation B Estrada – Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment

Rotation and damage index demands for RC medium-length span bridges JM Jara, MG López, M Jara, BA Olmos – Engineering Structures, 2014

Assessment of liquefaction hazards in the Dunedin City district DJA Barrell, PJ Glassey, SC Cox, BS Lyttle – 2014

Collapse Fragility of Steel Structures Subjected to Earthquake Mainshock-Aftershock Sequences Y Li, R Song, JW Van De Lindt – Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014

Comparison between acceleration response spectra on liquefaction and non-liquefaction sites R SUN, Q ZHAO, X YUAN

… ground-motion field for assessment of multiple-location hazard, damage, and loss: example of estimation of electric network performance during scenario earthquake V Sokolov, F Wenzel – Natural Hazards

Structure and kinematics of the Taupo Rift, New Zealand H Seebeck, A Nicol, P Villamor, J Ristau, J Pettinga – Tectonics, 2014

Explicit consideration of near-fault directivity effects in NZ-specific probabilistic seismic hazard analysis VA Joshi, BA Bradley – 2014

Influence of topography and basement depth on surface rupture morphology revealed from LiDAR and field mapping, Hope Fault, New Zealand N Khajavi, M Quigley, R Langridge – Tectonophysics, 2014

Performance of degrading reinforced concrete frame systems under the Tohoku and Christchurch earthquake sequences AE Abdelnaby, AS Elnashai – Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 2014

Postdisaster Reconstruction of Horizontal Infrastructure Systems: A Review of the Christchurch Rebuild KA MacAskill

Design-Oriented Model for Capturing the In-Plane Seismic Response of Partition Walls RL Wood, TC Hutchinson – Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014

Seismic risk assessment of three types of exterior beam-column joints using fragility curves NH Hamid, SA Anuar – Risk Analysis IX, 2014

Analysis of the Severe‐Damage Online Felt Reports for the Canterbury (New Zealand) 2011 Aftershocks on 22 February Mw 6.2, 13 June Mw 6.0, and 23 December … T Goded, WJ Cousins, KF Fenaughty – Seismological Research Letters, 2014

A generic time domain implementation scheme for non-classical convolution damping models AM Puthanpurayil, AJ Carr, RP Dhakal – Engineering Structures, 2014

Experimental Investigation of Wall-to-Floor Connections in Post-Tensioned Timber Buildings D Moroder, F Sarti, A Palermo, S Pampanin… – … Conference, Auckland, New …, 2014

Integrating soil-structure interaction within performance-based design MDL Millen, S Pampanin, M Cubrinovski, A Carr – … Zealand Society for Earthquake …, 2014

… between observed and predicted response of typical industrial buildings with steel portal frame and concrete tilt panel cladding during Christchurch earthquake W Batchelar, M Mashal, D Southwick

An experimental investigation on contact behaviour during structural pounding S Khatiwada, N Chouw, T Larkin

… industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts. Title: Performance of Beam-Column Joints in the 2010-2012 Christchurch  RT Leon, WY Kam, S Pampanin – 2014

Managing the dynamics of the New Zealand spatial cadastre D Grant, C Crook, RNZ House, N Donnelly

Effects of lateral spreading on bridges in the 2010–2011 Christchurch earthquakes M Cubrinovski, A Winkley, J Haskell, K Robinson… – Soil Liquefaction during …, 2014

The influence of near-fault motions on liquefaction triggering during the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence L Carter, R Green, B Bradley, M Cubrinovski – Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large- …, 2014

Effectiveness of inhibiting liquefaction triggering by shallow ground improvement methods: Initial field shaking trials with T-Rex at one site in Christchurch, New … KH Stokoe, JN II, S Hwang, B Cox, FY Menq… – Soil Liquefaction during …, 2014

Mitigation of liquefaction-induced damage to residential houses by shallow ground improvement T Kiyota, K Tani, K Matsushita, T Hashimoto… – Soil Liquefaction during …, 2014

Effects of subsoil on seismic wall stresses in liquid storage tanks: Experimental findings M Ormeño-Godoy, T Larkin, N Chouw – Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale …, 2014

Repeatability of SPT testing in Christchurch soils with reference to the liquefaction potential P Clayton – Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale …, 2014

Prediction of site factors by a non‐parametric approach I Peruš, P Fajfar – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2014

Coseismic landsliding during the Mw 7.1 Darfield (Canterbury) Earthquake: Implications for paleoseismic studies of landslides T Stahl, EL Bilderback, MC Quigley, DC Nobes… – Geomorphology, 2014

Controlled Rocking Systems for Enhanced Seismic Resilience: State of the Art L Wiebe, C Christopoulos

Viscoelastic Coupling Dampers (VCDs) and Viscoelastic-Plastic Coupling Dampers (VPCDs) for enhanced efficiency and resilience of high-rise buildings M Montgomery, C Christopoulos

Hybrid simulation testing of a self‐centering rocking steel braced frame system MR Eatherton, JF Hajjar – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2014

Site-specific and spatially-distributed ground-motion intensity estimation in the 2010–2011 Canterbury earthquakes BA Bradley – Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2014

In-plane strengthening of clay brick unreinforced masonry wallettes using ECC shotcrete YW Lin, L Wotherspoon, A Scott, JM Ingham – Engineering Structures, 2014

Damage avoidance design for buildings NH Hamid, JB Mander – KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 2014

Effect of Slab Stiffness on EBF Link Rotation Demands and Implications for Link Ultra Low-Cycle Fatigue Susceptibility GS Prinz, A de Castro-e-Sousa

Earthquake Impacts on Soft Sediments in Eastern Christchurch M Quigley, K Bassett

The Earthquake Engineering Online Archive NISEE e-Library KJ Butterfield, MD Bolton

Author: Sarah-Alice Miles

I believe in the enormous power of the human spirit and the power within each of us to effect major change. "The only triumph over evil is for good men [and women] to do nothing". Trained as a lawyer, psychotherapist and mediator. My goal is to make my voice heard for the causes in which I believe so as to improve and contribute to a more sustainable and equitable society. https://thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com/

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