NHERI Network Publications

Oct. 1, 2020 through Dec. 31, 2020

Published on April 8, 2021


The journal articles published in the last quarter of 2020 provide a snapshot of the work underway in the NHERI network. Each of the articles below reference the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure, NHERI, or the DesignSafe Cyberinfrastructure.


October 2020

Devkota, K., Wittich, C. E., & Wood, R. L. (2020). Case Study on Dynamic Effects of Blast and Collapse Loads on Nearby Buildings at Roof Level. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 34(5), 04020094. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001501

Gao, Y., & Mosalam, K. M. (2020). PEER Hub ImageNet: A Large-Scale Multiattribute Benchmark Data Set of Structural Images. Journal of Structural Engineering, 146(10), 04020198. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002745

Khosravikia, F., Li, M., Grigoratos, I., Clayton, P., Rathje, E. M., Cox, B., & Williamson, E. (2020). Operating Manual for Importing Texas Bridge Data into ShakeCast (No. FHWA/TX-20/5-6916-01-1). https://trid.trb.org/view/1746081

Kim, J. H., Moravej, M., Sutley, E. J., Chowdhury, A., & Dao, T. N. (2020). Observations and analysis of wind pressures on the floor underside of elevated buildings. Engineering Structures, 221, 111101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j. engstruct.2020.111101

Liao, Y., & Wood, R. L. (2020). Discrete and Distributed Error Assessment of UAS-SfM Point Clouds of Roadways. Infrastructures, 5(10), 87. https://doi.org/10.3390/infrastructures5100087

Lomonaco, P., Cox, D. T., Higgins, C., Maddux, T., Bosma, B., Miller, R., & Batti, J. (2020). Building Resilient Coastal Communities: The NHERI Experimental Facility for Surge, Wave and Tsunami Hazards. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 184. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.579729

Özcebe, A. G., Giretti, D., Bozzoni, F., Fioravante, V., & Lai, C. G. (2021). Centrifuge and numerical modelling of earthquake-induced soil liquefaction under free-field conditions and by considering soil–structure interaction. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 19(1), 47-75. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-020-00972-3

Padgett, J. E. (2021, February). The quest for multi-hazard resilient and sustainable infrastructure. In Life-Cycle Civil Engineering: Innovation, Theory and Practice: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2020), October 27-30, 2020, Shanghai, China (p. 78). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429343292-7

Singh, A., Wang, X., Zhang, Z., Derveni, F., Castaneda, H., Peterman, K. D., ... & Hutchinson, T. C. (2020). Lateral Response of Cold-Formed Steel Framed Steel Sheathed In-line Wall Systems Detailed for Mid-Rise Build.

Yang, M., Taiebat, M., & Dafalias, Y. F. (2020). SANISAND-MSf: a sand plasticity model with memory surface and semifluidised state. Géotechnique, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.19.P.363

Yu, Q., Wang, C., McKenna, F., Stella, X. Y., Taciroglu, E., Cetiner, B., & Law, K. H. (2020). Rapid visual screening of soft-story buildings from street view images using deep learning classification. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 19(4), 827-838. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11803-020-0598-2


November 2020

Berman, J. W., Wartman, J., Olsen, M., Irish, J. L., Miles, S. B., Tanner, T., ... & Peltier, J. (2020). Natural hazards reconnaissance with the NHERI RAPID facility. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 185. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.573067

Brandenberg, S. J., Durante, M. G., Mylonakis, G., & Stewart, J. P. (2020). Winkler Solution for Seismic Earth Pressures Exerted on Flexible Walls by Vertically Inhomogeneous Soil. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 146(11), 04020127. https://doi. org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002374

Cho, Y., & Rathje, E. M. (2020). Displacement hazard curves derived from slope-specific predictive models of earthquake-induced displacement. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 138, 106367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2020.106367

Deierlein, G. G., Mckenna, F., Zsarnóczay, A., Kijewski-Correa, T. L., Kareem, A., Elhaddad, W., ... & Govindjee, S. (2020). A Cloud-enabled Application Framework for Simulating Regional-scale Impacts of Natural Hazards on the Built Environment. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 196. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.558706

ElGhoraiby, M. A., Park, H., & Manzari, M. T. (2020). Stress-strain behavior and liquefaction strength characteristics of Ottawa F65 sand. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 138, 106292. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2020.106292

Guan M. EERI, X., Burton M. EERI, H., & Shokrabadi, M. (2020). A database of seismic designs, nonlinear models, and seismic responses for steel moment-resisting frame buildings. Earthquake Spectra, 8755293020971209. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F8755293020971209

Günay, S., Mosalam, K. M., Archbold, J., Dilsiz, A., Beyazit, A. Y., Wilfrid, G. D., ... & Kijewski-Correa, T. L. (2020). Resilience through Reconnaissance 1 Aegean Sea Earthquake 30 October 2020, PRELIMINARY VIRTUAL RECONNAISSANCE REPORT (PVRR). https://doi.org/10.17603/ds2-kmxd-gj50

Hoult, R. D. Torsional Performance of RC U-shaped Walls: Recent Experimental and Numerical Findings.

Kareem, A. (2020). Emerging frontiers in wind engineering: Computing, stochastics, machine learning and beyond. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 206, 104320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2020.104320

Kavoura, F., Savvaidis, A., & Rathje, E. (2020). Determination of Local Magnitude for Earthquakes Recorded from the Texas Seismological Network (TexNet). Seismological Society of America, 91(6), 3223-3235. https://doi. org/10.1785/0220190366

Peña, F., Bilionis, I., Dyke, S. J., Cao, Y., & Mavroeidis, G. P. (2020). Efficient seismic fragility functions through sequential selection. Structural Safety, 87, 101977. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2020.101977

Sahare, A., Tanaka, Y., & Ueda, K. (2020). Numerical study on the effect of rotation radius of geotechnical centrifuge on the dynamic behavior of liquefiable sloping ground. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 138, 106339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2020.106339

Shekhar, K., Winter, A. O., Alam, M. S., Arduino, P., Miller, G. R., Motley, M. R., ... & Cox, D. T. (2020). Conceptual evaluation of tsunami debris field damming and impact forces. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 146(6), 04020039. https://doi. org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000600

Stokoe, K.H. II., Cox, B.R., Clayton, P.M., & Menq, F. (2020). NHERI@ UTexas Experimental Facility With Large-Scale Mobile Shakers for Field Studies. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 191. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.575973

Wartman, J., Berman, J. W., Bostrom, A., Miles, S., Olsen, M., Gurley, K., ... & Peltier, J. (2020). Research needs, challenges, and strategic approaches for natural hazards and disaster reconnaissance. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 182. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.573068

Wirth, E. A., Grant, A., Marafi, N. A., & Frankel, A. D. (2021). Ensemble ShakeMaps for Magnitude 9 Earthquakes on the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Seismological Society of America, 92(1), 199-211. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220200240

Zhang, W., & Taciroglu, E. 3D time-domain nonlinear analysis of soil-structure systems subjected to obliquely incident SV waves in layered soil media. https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.3443

Zhong, K. (2020). Influence of Reinforcing Steel Fracture on Seismic Performance of Concrete Structures: Fracture Simulation, Earthquake Duration Effects, and Design Strategies. Stanford University.


December 2020

Azzi, Z., Habte, F., Vutukuru, K. S., Chowdhury, A. G., & Moravej, M. (2020). Effects of roof geometric details on aerodynamic performance of standing seam metal roofs. Engineering Structures, 225, 111303. https://doi.org/10.1016/j. engstruct.2020.111303

Behrouzi, A. A., Mock, A. W., Lehman, D. E., Lowes, L. N., & Kuchma, D. A. (2020). Impact of bi-directional loading on the seismic performance of C-shaped piers of core walls. Engineering Structures, 225, 111289. https://doi. org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111289

Chen, L. (2020). Implementation, Verification, Validation, and Application of Two Constitutive Models for Earthquake Engineering Applications (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Guan, X., Burton, H., & Sabol, T. (2020). Python-based computational platform to automate seismic design, nonlinear structural model construction and analysis of steel moment resisting frames. Engineering Structures, 224, 111199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j. engstruct.2020.111199

Lemiale, V., Prakash, M. & Cruz, A.M. Data-Driven Approaches to Integrated Disaster Risk Management. Int J Disaster Risk Sci 11, 693–695 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13753-020-00324-4

Qiu, Z., & Elgamal, A. (2020). Numerical simulations of LEAP centrifuge tests for seismic response of liquefiable sloping ground. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 139, 106378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2020.106378

Rathje, E. M., Dawson, C., Padgett, J. E., Pinelli, J. P., Stanzione, D., Arduino, P., ... & Mosqueda, G. (2020). Enhancing Research in Natural Hazards Engineering through the DesignSafe Cyberinfrastructure. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, 213. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.547706

Shahbazi, M., Cerato, A. B., El Naggar, M. H., & Elgamal, A. (2020). Evaluation of Seismic Soil–Structure Interaction of Full-Scale Grouped Helical Piles in Dense Sand. International Journal of Geomechanics, 20(12), 04020228. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001876