Publications on hospitals and critical facilities focus on preventing structural failure, limiting damage to nonstructural building components (e.g., medical equipment piping, ceiling tiles and other building contents), developing and implementing base isolation, passive dampers, and other response modification methods, and developing decision-making tools to assist hospital administrators make sound seismic retrofit investments.
G.P. Cimellaro, C. Fumo, A.M. Reinhorn and M. Bruneau; MCEER-09-0009; 9/14/2009; 212 pages;
Y.N. Huang, A.S. Whittaker, R.P. Kennedy and R.L. Mayes; MCEER-09-0008; 8/20/2009; 152 pages;
D.B. Hess and L.A. Arendt; MCEER-09-0007; 7/20/2009; 78 pages;
A.M. Reinhorn, H. Roh, M. Sivaselvan, S.K. Kunnath, R.E. Valles, A. Madan, C. Li, R. Lobo and Y.J. Park; MCEER-09-0006; 7/12/2009; 406 pages; To learn more about IDARC and the Users Group, click here.
L. A. Arendt and D.B. Hess; MCEER-08-SP07; 10/31/2008; 8 pages; This report is only offered as a PDF and can be downloaded from here. No hard copies are available.
R. Retamales, G. Mosqueda, A. Filiatrault and A.M. Reinhorn; MCEER-08-0026; 11/24/2008; 350 pages;
Y.N. Huang, A.S. Whittaker and N. Luco; MCEER-08-0019; 10/28/2008; 396 pages;
D.M. Fenz and M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-08-0018; 8/15/2008; 304 pages;
D. Wang and A. Filiatrault; MCEER-08-0017; 5/12/2008; 432 pages;
W.J. Petak and D.J. Alesch; MCEER-08-0014; 4/30/2008; 70 pages;
A. Filiatrault, A. Wanitkorkul and M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-08-0013; 4/28/2008; 138 pages;
B. Qu and M. Bruneau; MCEER-08-0012; 4/26/2008; 272 pages;
B. Qu, M. Bruneau, C-H. Lin and K-C. Tsai; MCEER-08-0010; 3/17/2008; 192 pages;
D.M. Fenz and M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-08-0007; 3/6/2008; 182 pages;
C. Kafali and M. Grigoriu; MCEER-08-0006; 3/4/2008; 246 pages;
G. Mosqueda and K.A. Porter; MCEER-07-SP03; 8/13/2007; 60 pages; This report can be downloaded in PDF format from here.
S. Fathali and A. Filiatrault; MCEER-07-0022; 12/13/2007; 216 pages;
M. Schachter and A.M. Reinhorn; MCEER-07-0016; 9/13/2007; 264 pages;
E.R. Goodwin, E.M. Maragakis and A.M. Itani; MCEER-07-0013; 9/4/2007; 200 pages;
R. Purba and M. Bruneau; MCEER-07-0011; 6/18/2007; 204 pages;
S. Fathali and A. Filiatrault; MCEER-07-0007; 6/6/2007; 174 pages;
L.A. Arendt, D.J. Alesch and W.J. Petak; MCEER-07-0002; 4/9/2007; 94 pages;
C. Kafali, S. Fathali, M. Grigoriu and A. Whittaker; MCEER-07-0001; 3/20/2007; 104 pages;
L.A. Arendt and D.B. Hess; MCEER-06-SP01; 1/6/2006; 84 pages; This report can be downloaded in PDF format from here.
S. Cho, S. Ghosh, C.K. Huyck and S.D. Werner; MCEER-06-0015; 11/30/2006; 136 pages;
G.P. Warn and A.S. Whittaker; MCEER-06-0011; 9/22/2006; 272 pages;
W. Jung, M. Chiewanichakorn and A.J. Aref; MCEER-06-0010; 9/21/2006; 350 pages;
R.E. Vargas and M. Bruneau; MCEER-06-0005; 3/17/2006; 210 pages;
R.E. Vargas and M. Bruneau; MCEER-06-0004; 3/16/2006; 388 pages;
G.P. Cimellaro, A.M. Reinhorn, M. Bruneau and A. Rutenberg; MCEER-06-0002; 3/1/2006; 162 pages;
H. Badillo-Almaraz, A.S. Whittaker, A.M. Reinhorn and G.P. Cimellaro; MCEER-06-0001; 2/4/2006; 252 pages;
M. Astrella and A.S. Whittaker; MCEER-05-0011; 12/15/2005; 158 pages;
D. Vian and M. Bruneau; MCEER-05-0010; 12/15/2005; 360 pages;
P.C. Tsopelas, P.C. Roussis, M.C. Constantinou, R. Buchanan and A.M. Reinhorn; MCEER-05-0009; 10/3/2005; 210 pages;
K. Kesner and S.L. Billington; MCEER-05-0007; 8/30/2005; 228 pages;
D.J. Alesch, L.A. Arendt and W.J. Petak; MCEER-05-0006; 6/6/2005; 104 pages;
A. Wanitkorkul and A. Filiatrault; MCEER-05-0005; 5/26/2005; 206 pages;
D. Kusumastuti, A.M. Reinhorn and A. Rutenberg; MCEER-05-0002; 3/31/2005; 280 pages;
P.C. Roussis and M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-05-0001; 1/10/2005; 160 pages; The appendices from this report can be downloaded from here. These include pushover analysis, experimental results, and various comparisons of analytical and experimental results.
A.N. Sigaher-Boyle and M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-04-0010; 12/1/2004; 260 pages;
M. Lew, T.D. O'Rourke, R. Dobry and M.M. Koch; MCEER-04-0009; 9/15/2004; 142 pages;
E.A. Pavlou and M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-04-0008; 9/15/2004; 124 pages;
M.V. Sivaselvan and A.M. Reinhorn; MCEER-04-0005; 6/16/2004; 200 pages;
O.C. Celik, J.W. Berman and M. Bruneau; MCEER-04-0003; 3/16/2004; 250 pages;
K. Kesner, S.L. Billington; MCEER-04-0002; 3/1/2004; 120 pages;
E.D. Wolff, M.C. Constantinou; MCEER-04-0001; 1/16/2004; 158 pages; The experimental results, sample input files, and analytical vs. experimental response from SAP2000 and 3D-BASIS-ME can be downloaded from here.
G.C. Lee, V. Rzhevsky, M. Tong and S. Chen; MCEER-03-SP04; 9/1/2003; 102 pages; Information about MCEER's research efforts on the WTC disaster are described here.
J.W. Berman and M.Bruneau; MCEER-03-0001; 5/2/2003; 212 pages;
C.K. Huyck and B.J. Adams; MCEER-02-SP05; 7/30/2002; 56 pages; Information about MCEER's research efforts on the WTC disaster are described here.
J.W. Berman, G. Warn, A. Whittaker and M. Bruneau; MCEER-02-SP03; 4/30/2002; 40 pages; Information about MCEER's research efforts on the WTC disaster are described here.
M. Bruneau, A. Whittaker, A.Reinhorn; MCEER-02-SP02; 3/2/2002; 46 pages; Information about MCEER's research efforts on the WTC disaster are described here.
D.J. Alesch and W.J. Petak; MCEER-01-0004; 12/17/2001; 108 pages;
W.H. Chong, T.T. Soong; MCEER-00-0005; 6/28/2000; 140 pages;
Edited by George C. Lee, Mohammed Ettouney, Mircea Grigoriu, Jerome Hauer, Joanne Nigg; MCEER-00-0002; 3/29/2000; 134 pages; A workshop summary is provided.
The New York City Seismic Code Committee; MCEER-99-SP06; 12/1/1999; 0 pages; This report is only offered as a PDF and can be downloaded from here.
M.C.Constantinou, T.T.Soong, G.F.Dargush; MCEER-98-MN01; 7/31/1998; 320 pages;
K.Porter, G.Johnson, M.Zadeh, C.Scawthorn, S.Eder; NCEER-93-0022; 11/24/1993; 380 pages;
M.E.Talbott (Supervised by M.Shinozuka); NCEER-90-0010; 6/8/1990; 88 pages;