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Lifelines

Publications on lifelines primarily focus on water supply systems and electric power networks. Topics include advanced geospatial modeling technologies, innovative materials and manufacturing, improved loss estimation and high performance simulation of system reliability, intelligent monitoring and remote sensing, and regional socio-economic modeling.

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Seismic Performance Evaluation of Precast Girders with Field-Cast Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) Connections

G.C. Lee, C. Huang, J. Song and J. S. O'Connor; MCEER-14-0007; 7/31/2014; 242 pages;


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Seismic Design of Buried and Offshore Pipelines

M.J. O'Rourke and (Jack) X. Liu; MCEER-12-MN04; 11/28/2012; 380 pages; To learn more about this updated monograph, click here.


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Seismic Protection of Electrical Transformer Bushing Systems by Stiffening Techniques

M. Koliou, A. Filiatrault, A.M. Reinhorn and N. Oliveto; MCEER-12-0002; 6/1/2012; 230 pages; To learn more about MCEER's electrical utility consortium, click here.


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Modeling and Seismic Performance Evaluation of High Voltage Transformers and Bushings

A.M. Reinhorn, K. Oikonomou, H. Roh, A. Schiff and L. Kempner, Jr.; MCEER-11-0006; 10/3/2011; 238 pages; To learn more about MCEER's electrical utility consortium, click here.


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Proceedings of the Workshop on Improving Earthquake Response of Substation Equipment

Edited by A. Reinhorn; MCEER-11-0003; 9/19/2011; 160 pages; To learn more about MCEER's electrical utility consortium, click here.


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Water Supply Performance During Earthquakes and Extreme Events

A. Bonneau and T.D. O'Rourke; MCEER-09-0003; 2/16/2009; 252 pages;


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Seismic Response Modeling of Water Supply Systems

P. Shi and T.D. O'Rourke; MCEER-08-0016; 5/5/2008; 348 pages;


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Seismic Performance Evaluation of Water Supply Systems

Y. Wang and T.D. O'Rourke; MCEER-08-0015; 5/5/2008; 394 pages;


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Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Critical Components of Electrical Power systems

S. Ersoy, B. Feizi, A. Ashrafi and M. Ala Saadeghvaziri; MCEER-08-0011; 3/17/2008; 282 pages;


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Fragility Analysis of Water Supply Systems

A. Jacobson and M. Grigoriu; MCEER-08-0009; 3/10/2008; 150 pages;


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Post-Earthquake Restoration of the Los Angeles Water Supply System

T.H.P. Tabucchi and R.A. Davidson; MCEER-08-0008; 3/7/2008; 140 pages;


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Linking Lifeline Infrastructure Performance and Community Disaster Resilience: Models and Multi-Stakeholder Processes

S.E. Chang, C. Pasion, K. Tatebe and R. Ahmad; MCEER-08-0004; 3/3/2008; 154 pages;


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Public Health and Environmental Infrastructure Implications of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

J.N. Jensen and P. Ram; MCEER-07-SP02; 5/17/2007; 40 pages; This report can be downloaded in PDF format from here.


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Experimental and Analytical Studies of Base Isolation Systems for Seismic Protection of Power Transformers

N. Murota, M.Q. Feng and Y-L. Gee; MCEER-05-0008; 9/30/2005; 244 pages;


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Behavior of Underground Piping Joints Due to Static and Dynamic Loading

R.D. Meis, E.M. Maragakis, R. Siddharthan; MCEER-03-0006; 11/17/2003; 258 pages;


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Proceedings of the Eighth U.S.-Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Liquefaction

Edited by Masanori Hamada, Thomas D. O'Rourke and Jean-Pierre Bardet; MCEER-03-0003; 6/30/2003; 680 pages; A workshop summary is provided.


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The 921 Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake of 1999 Collection on CD-ROM

MCEER; MCEER-00-SP03; 12/31/2000; 0 pages; This CD-ROM contains over 450 high quality images together with the full-color text of the MCEER/NCREE reconnaissance report (MCEER-00-0003). A summary of the reconnaissance report can be viewed here. Additional web-based materials can be viewed here.


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The Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake of September 21, 1999: Reconnaissance Report

Edited by G.C.Lee, C.H.Loh; Contributors: M. Bruneau, I.G. Buckle, S. Chang, P. Flores, T. O'Rourke, M. Shinozuka, T. Soong, and others from NCREE; MCEER-00-0003; 4/30/2000; 176 pages; A summary of this report can be viewed here. Additional web-based materials can be viewed here.


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The Marmara, Turkey Earthquake of August 17, 1999: Reconnaissance Report

Edited by C. Scawthorn; Contributors: M. Bruneau, R. Eguchi, T. Holzer, G. Johnson, J. Mander, J. Mitchell, W. Mitchell, A. Papageorgiou and G. Webb; MCEER-00-0001; 3/23/2000; 202 pages; A summary of this report can be viewed at here. Additional web-based materials can be viewed here.


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MCEER/NCREE Response: The 921 Taiwan Earthquake

G.Lee, M.Bruneau, I.G.Buckle, S.Chang, P.Flores, J.Goltz, T.O'Rourke, M.Shinozuka, T.Soong, L.Taddeo; MCEER-99-SP03; 10/31/1999; 24 pages; This report is only offered as a PDF and can be downloaded from here. Additional reconnaissance information is available from here.


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MCEER Response: Kocaeli (Izmit), Turkey Earthquake

M.Bruneau, J.Mander, W.Mitchell, A.Papageorgiou, C.Scawthorn, N.Sigaher, L.Taddeo; MCEER-99-SP02; 9/1/1999; 12 pages; This report is only offered as a PDF and can be downloaded from here. Additional reconnaissance information is available from here.


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Response of Buried Pipelines Subject to Earthquake Effects

M.J.O'Rourke, X. Liu; MCEER-99-MN03; 4/29/1999; 272 pages; This report has been updated. Learn about the new version here.


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Proceedings of the Seventh U.S.-Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Soil Liquefaction

Edited by T.D. O'Rourke, J.P. Bardet and M. Hamada; MCEER-99-0019; 11/11/1999; 674 pages; A workshop summary is provided.


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Quindio, Colombia Earthquake of January 25, 1999: Reconnaissance Report

A.P. Asfura and P.J. Flores; MCEER-99-0017; 9/30/1999; 68 pages;


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Estimation of the Economic Impact of Multiple Lifeline Disruption: Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division Case Study

S.E. Chang, H.A. Seligson and R.T. Eguchi; NCEER-96-0011; 8/16/1996; 204 pages;


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The Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake of January 17, 1995: Performance of Lifelines

Edited by M.Shinozuka; NCEER-95-0015; 11/3/1995; 316 pages;


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Seismic Fragility Analysis of Equipment and Structures in a Memphis Electric Substation

J-R.Huo, H.H.M.Hwang; NCEER-95-0014; 8/10/1995; 170 pages;


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The Northridge, California Earthquake of January 17, 1994: Performance of Gas Transmission Pipelines

T.D.O'Rourke, M.C.Palmer; NCEER-94-0011; 5/16/1994; 96 pages; The photographs and corresponding captions included in this report can be viewed online


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The Northridge, California Earthquake of January 17, 1994: General Reconnaissance Report

Edited by J.Goltz; NCEER-94-0005; 3/11/1994; 222 pages; The photographs and corresponding captions included in this report can be viewed online


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Hokkaido Nansei-oki, Japan Earthquake of July 12, 1993

P.I.Yanev, C.R.Scawthorn; NCEER-93-0023; 12/23/1993; 140 pages;


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Engineering Aspects of the October 12, 1992 Egyptian Earthquake

A.W. Elgamal, M. Amer, K. Adalier and A. Abul-Fadl; NCEER-93-0018; 10/7/1993; 100 pages;


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The Island of Guam Earthquake of August 8, 1993

S.W.Swan, S.K.Harris; NCEER-93-0017; 9/30/1993; 68 pages;


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Effects of Hydrocarbon Spills From an Oil Pipeline Break on Ground Water

O.J.Helweg, H.H.M.Hwang; NCEER-93-0012; 8/3/1993; 128 pages;


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Reconnaissance Report on the Cairo, Egypt, Earthquake of October 12, 1992

M.Khater; NCEER-92-0033; 12/23/1992; 52 pages;


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A Semi-Empirical Analysis of Strong-Motion Peaks in Terms of Seismic Source, Propagation Path and Local Site Conditions

M.Kamiyama, M.J.O'Rourke, R.Flores-Berrones; NCEER-92-0023; 9/9/1992; 164 pages;


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Longitudinal Permanent Ground Deformation Effects on Buried Continuous Pipelines

M.J.O'Rourke, C.Nordberg; NCEER-92-0014; 6/15/1992; 180 pages;


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Case Studies of Liquefaction and Lifeline Performance During Past Earthquakes, Volume 1, Japanese Case Studies

Edited by M. Hamada and T.D. O'Rourke; NCEER-92-0001; 2/17/1992; 414 pages;


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Probabilistic Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

H.H.M.Hwang, C.S.Lee; NCEER-91-0025; 11/25/1991; 96 pages;


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Soil Effects on Earthquake Ground Motions in the Memphis Area

H.H.M.Hwang, C.S.Lee, K.W.Ng; NCEER-90-0029; 8/2/1990; 104 pages;


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A Three-Dimensional Analytical Study of Spatial Variability of Seismic Ground Motions

L-L.Hong, A.H-S.Ang; NCEER-90-0025; 10/30/1990; 184 pages;


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Study of Site Response at a Selected Memphis Site

H.Desai, S.Ahmad, G.Gazetas, M.R.Oh; NCEER-90-0023; 10/11/1990; 52 pages;


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Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential in Memphis and Shelby County

T.S.Chang, P.S.Tang, C.S.Lee, H.H.M.Hwang; NCEER-90-0018; 8/10/1990; 192 pages;


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Reconnaissance Report on the Northern Iran Earthquake of June 21, 1990

M.Mehrain; NCEER-90-0017; 10/4/1990; 46 pages;


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Two-Dimensional Two-Phase Elasto-Plastic Seismic Response of Earth Dams

A.N. Yiagos (Supervised by J.Prevost); NCEER-90-0012; 6/20/1990; 292 pages;


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A Program to Generate Site Dependent Time Histories: EQGEN

G.W.Ellis, M.Srinivasan, A.S.Cakmak; NCEER-90-0009; 1/30/1990; 66 pages;


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Pilot Study on Seismic Vulnerability of Crude Oil Transmission Systems

T.Ariman, R.Dobry, M.Grigoriu, F.Kozin, M.O'Rourke, T.O'Rourke, M.Shinozuka; NCEER-90-0008; 5/25/1990; 114 pages;


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Site-Specific Response Spectra for Memphis Sheahan Pumping Station

H.H.M.Hwang, C.S.Lee; NCEER-90-0007; 5/15/1990; 84 pages;


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Geotechnical and Lifeline Aspects of the October 17,1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco

T.D.O'Rourke, H.E.Stewart, F.T.Blackburn, T.S.Dickerman; NCEER-90-0001; 1/1/1990; 66 pages;


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Seismic Effects on Elevated Transit Lines of the New York City Transit Authority

C.J. Costantino, C.A. Miller and E. Heymsfield; NCEER-89-0039; 12/26/1989; 132 pages;


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Bedrock Accelerations in Memphis Area Due to Large New Madrid Earthquakes

H.H.M.Hwang, C.H.S.Chen, G.Yu; NCEER-89-0029; 11/7/1989; 66 pages;


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Scattering of Waves by Inclusions in a Nonhomogeneous Elastic Half Space Solved by Boundary Element Methods

P.K.Hadley, A.Askar, A.S.Cakmak; NCEER-89-0027; 6/15/1989; 136 pages;


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Workshop on Serviceability Analysis of Water Delivery Systems

M.Grigoriu; NCEER-89-0023; 3/6/1989; 52 pages;


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Seismic Wave Propagation Effects on Straight Jointed Buried Pipelines

K.Elhmadi, M.J.O'Rourke; NCEER-89-0022; 8/24/1989; 214 pages;


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Subsurface Conditions of Memphis and Shelby County

K.W.Ng, T-S.Chang, H.H.M.Hwang; NCEER-89-0021; 7/26/1989; 44 pages;


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Program EXKAL2 for Identification of Structural Dynamic Systems

O.Maruyama, C-B.Yun, M.Hoshiya, M.Shinozuka; NCEER-89-0014; 5/19/1989; 198 pages;


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Effects of the 1985 Michoacan Earthquake on Water Systems and Other Buried Lifelines in Mexico

A.G. Ayala and M.J. O'Rourke; NCEER-89-0009; 3/8/1989; 136 pages;


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Liquefaction Hazards and Their Effects on Buried Pipelines

T.D.O'Rourke, P.A.Lane; NCEER-89-0007; 2/1/1989; 200 pages;


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Experiment on Performance of Buried Pipelines Across San Andreas Fault

J.Isenberg, E.Richardson, T.D.O'Rourke; NCEER-89-0005; 3/10/1989; 76 pages;


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Multi-Hazard Risk Analysis: Case of a Simple Offshore Structure

B.K. Bhartia and E.H. Vanmarcke; NCEER-88-0023; 7/21/1988; 80 pages;


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Two- and Three-Dimensional Dynamic Finite Element Analyses of the Long Valley Dam

D.V. Griffiths, J.H. Prevost; NCEER-88-0015; 6/17/1988; 64 pages;


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Report on the Whittier-Narrows, California, Earthquake of October 1,1987

J. Pantelic and A.M. Reinhorn; NCEER-87-0026; 11/1/1987; 36 pages;


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Digital Simulation of Seismic Ground Motion

M. Shinozuka, G. Deodatis and T. Harada; NCEER-87-0017; 8/31/1987; 58 pages;


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Pipeline Experiment at Parkfield, California

J. Isenberg and E. Richardson; NCEER-87-0016; 9/15/1987; 40 pages;