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SGER: Wenchuan Earthquake Reconnaissance and Development of Research Agenda on on "Earthquake Resilient Communities in Mountainous Regions"
A devastating earthquake occurred in Wenchurn, Sichurn province, China on May 12, 2008 and caused over 70,000 deaths. This SGER proposal is to support a team of US earthquake engineering specialists to conduct field ...
Workshop on Future Research in Biomechanics
Support is provided to the U.S. National Committee on Biomechanics for the planning of the Workshop on Future Research in Biomechanics to be held in Washington, D.C., March, 1985. A significant amount ofpre-meeting activities ...
Effect of Freezing Cycles on Mechanical Properties and LocalBond Behavior of Concrete
One relatively unexplored area of basic research of reinforced concrete is its response under sub-zero temperatures. This topic has become more important in recent years because of the emphasis given to cold regions resources ...
A U.S.-Taiwan Joint Program for Multiple-Natural Hazard Reduction
This award supports a cooperative pilot project on multiple-natural hazard mitigation between the US and Taiwan. The effort will be divided into four tasks. Task I is to inventory information on available natural hazard ...
Workshop on Engineering Mechanics Research Emphases for Civil Engineering Systems; Fall 1989
This grant will provide matching support to that provided by the American Society of Civil Engineers to hold a workshop to assess the role which Engineering Mechanics research can play in introducing new technologies in ...
Aseismic Behavior of Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns (CFT)
9520277 Lee To reduce the damages to reinforced concrete columns and to prevent their collapse due to strong multidirectional ground motions, the use of concrete filled tubular (CFT) columns is an attractive option. In ...
14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE); Beijing, China; October 12-17, 2008
This project will support the travel of 40 US scientists and engineers to participate in 14th World Conference in Earthquake Engineering to be held in Beijing in China in October 12-17, 2008. This is a major forum, held ...
Development of a Socio-Engineering Program
US-PRC Workshop on Protection of Urban Infrastructure and Public Facilities Against Natural and Manmade Disasters
This proposal is to conduct a US-PRC joint workshop on development of new research opportunities for critical infrastructure protection. The focus will be on needed enabling technologies, and the identification of possible ...