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NGA-West2 Equations for Predicting PGA, PGV, and 5% Damped PSA for Shallow Crustal Earthquakes
We provide ground motion prediction equations for computing medians and standard deviations of average horizontal component intensity measures (IMs) for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonicExpand
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Prediction Equations for Significant Duration of Earthquake Ground Motions considering Site and Near-Source Effects
For engineering systems having a potential for degradation under cyclic loading (e.g., landslides, soil profiles subject to liquefaction, some structural systems), the characterization of seismicExpand
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NGA-West2 Database
The NGA-West2 project database expands on its predecessor to include worldwide ground motion data recorded from shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regimes post-2000 and a set ofExpand
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Nonlinear Site Amplification as Function of 30 m Shear Wave Velocity
We develop empirical relationships to predict nonlinear (i.e., amplitude-dependant) amplification factors for 5% damped response spectral acceleration as a continuous function of average shear waveExpand
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Ground motion evaluation procedures for performance-based design
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The objective of performance-based earthquake engineering (PBEE) is the analysis of performance objectives with a specified annual probability of exceedance. Expand
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Title CPT-Based Probabilistic and Deterministic Assessment of In Situ Seismic Soil Liquefaction Potential Permalink
This paper presents a complete methodology for both probabilistic and deterministic assessment of seismic soil liquefaction triggering potential based on the cone penetration test CPT . AExpand
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CPT-Based Probabilistic and Deterministic Assessment of In Situ Seismic Soil Liquefaction Potential - eScholarship
This paper presents a complete methodology for both probabilistic and deterministic assessment of seismic soil liquefaction triggering potential based on the cone penetration test (CPT). AExpand
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NGA-West2 Research Project
The NGA-West2 project is a large multidisciplinary, multi-year research program on the Next Generation Attenuation (NGA) models for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regions. TheExpand
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Semi-Empirical Nonlinear Site Amplification from NGA-West2 Data and Simulations
We analyze NGA-West2 data and simulations to develop a site amplification model that captures ground motion scaling with VS30 and soil nonlinear effects. We parameterize nonlinearity as the gradientExpand
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KINEMATIC SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION FROM STRONG MOTION RECORDINGS
Earthquake strong motion recordings from 29 sites with instrumented structures and free-field accelerographs are used to evaluate variations between foundation-level and free-field ground motions.Expand
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