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Agenda

Thursday, November 30, 2000

8:00 - 8:10 am

Welcome/Introduction, Presentation of Workshop Objectives, and General Comments (Co-chairs of Workshop)

8:10 - 8:30 am

(1) General Overview of Earthquake Engineering Issues - Dr. Ricardo Dobry and Juan Baez

8:30 - 9:15 am

(2) Examples:

a) Dr. Ricardo Dobry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (on: Centrifuge Study of Nonretrofitted and Retrofitted Pile Foundation Subjected to Lateral Spreading)

(b) Dr. Sabanayagam Thevanayagam, State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Silt Liquefaction

(c) Dr. James Mitchell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (on: Passive Site Remediation for Liquefaction Risk Mitigation)

9:15 - 10:15 am

(3) Examples

(a) Dr. Juan Baez, Hayward Baker Inc. (on: Ground Improvement for Liquefaction Hazards)

(b) Dr. Ilan Juran, Polytechnic University (on: Micropile and Soil-Reinforcement for Seismic Retrofitting)

(c) Dr. Ross Boulanger, University of California at Davis (on: Ground Improvements)

(d) Mr. Ignatius Po Lam, Earth Mechanics Inc. (on: Foundation Liquefaction Retrofit Work)

10:15 - 10:35 am

Break

10:35 - 11:00 am

(4) General overview of Advanced Technologies Issues - Dr. James Mitchell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

11:00 - 12:00 pm

(5) & (6) Panel discussion, findings and recommendations on Technical Block 1

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch

Technical Block 2: Advanced Technologies for Structural Retrofit

1:30 - 1:50 pm

(1) General Overview of Earthquake Engineering Issues for MCEER Hospital Project - Dr. Michel Bruneau, Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research at the State University of New York at Buffalo

Block 2A - Materials and Damage Monitoring

1:50 - 2:20 pm

(2) Examples:

(a) Dr. Sarah Billington, Cornell University (on: ECC Energy Dissipating Panels)

(b) Dr. Amjad Aref, State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Advanced Composite Energy Dissipating Panels)

2:20 - 2:50 pm

(3) Examples:

(a) Dr. Charles Farrar, Los Alamos National Lab (on: Pattern Recognition in Health Monitoring)

(b) Dr. Kincho Law, Stanford University (on: Wireless Sensing)

2:50 - 3:10 pm

Break

3:10 - 4:25 pm

(3) Examples Continued:

(c) Dr. Daryl Hodgson, Share Memory Applications (on: Shape Memory Alloys)

(d) Mr. Yasushi Maeda, Nippon Steel (on: Low Yield Steel Applications)

(e) Dr. Vistasp Karbhari, University of California, San Diego (on: Use of FRP Composite Materials in the Renewal of Civil Infrastructure in Seismic Regions)

(f) Dr. Victor Li, University of Michigan (on: Structural Composites with ECC )

(g) Fred Isley, Hexcel Corporation (on: Composite Fabrics)

4:25 - 4:45 pm

(4) General Overview of Advanced Technologies Issues - Dr. Jayanth Kudva, Northrop Grumman Corporation

4:45 - 5:45 pm

(5) & (6) Panel discussion, findings and recommendations on Technical Block 2A

Friday, December 1, 2000

Block 2B - Damping and Semi-active Systems

8:00 - 8:20 am

Damping and Semi-active Systems - A State-of-the-Art Report - Dr. Larry Soong, State University of New York at Buffalo

8:00 - 8:20 am

Damping and Semi-active Systems - A State-of-the-Art Report - Dr. Larry Soong, State University of New York at Buffalo

8:20 - 8:40 am

State-of-Practice Report - Dr. Andrew Whittaker, State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Passive Seismic Control of Building Structures)

8:40 - 9:25 am

(2) Examples:

(a) Dr. Andrei Reinhorn, State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Structural Control)

(b) Dr. George Lee, Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research at the State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Demonstration Project of Using Semi-active Control for Seismic Protection of Buildings)

(c) Dr. Gary Dargush, State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Automated Design Software for Advanced Technologies)

9:25 - 10:10 am

(3) Examples:

(a) Dr. Chris Tokas, California OSHPD (on: California's Experience on Hospital Retrofit)

(b) Dr. Edward V. White, Boeing, Inc. (on: Progress in Structural Health Management for Aerospace Vehicles)

(c)Dr. Dave Carlson, Lord Corporation (on: Implementation of Semi-Active Control Using Magneto-Rheological Fluids)

10:10 - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 - 11:15 am

(3) Examples - Continued

(d) Professor Akira Wada, Tokyo Institute of Technology (on: Recent Trends of Passive Damping Systems in Japan)

(e) Dr. Keith Belvin, NASA (on: Structural Vibration Control Systems for Space Station)

(f) Mr. Thomas Jung, New York State Department of Health (on: Issues in Seismic Retrofit of Hospitals)

11:15 - 11:35 am

(4) General Overview of Advanced Technologies Issues TBA

11:35 - 12:30 pm

(5) & (6) Panel discussion, findings and recommendations on Technical Block 2B

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch

 

Technical Block 3: Advanced Technologies for Non-structural Retrofit

1:30 - 1:50 pm

(1) General Overview of Earthquake Engineering Issues - Dr. Mircea Grigoriu, Cornell University

1:50 - 2:35 pm

(2) Examples:

 

(a) Dr. Manos Maragakis, University of Nevada, Reno (on: Static Axial Behavior of Some Typical Restrained and Unrestrained Pipe Joints)

 

(b) Dr. T. T. Soong, State University of New York at Buffalo (on: Report on Vulnerability and Retrofit of Nonstructural Components)

 

(c) Dr. M.P. Singh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (on: Seismic Protection of Some Nonstructural Components in Hospitals)

2:35 ?3:50 pm

(3) Examples

 

(a) Dr. William Staehlin, OSHPD (on: Issues on Seismic Retrofit for Hospitals)

 

(b) Dr. George Antaki, WSRC (on: Seismic Retrofit of Critical Piping Systems (Above Ground Piping)

3:50 - 4:10 pm Break

4:10 - 4:30 pm

(4) General Overview of Advanced Technologies Issues - Dr. Daniel Inman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

4:30 - 5:30 pm

5) & (6) Panel discussion, findings and recommendations on Technical Block 3

5:30 - 5:45 pm

Closure: Summary of Outcomes (by: Co-chairs of the Workshop)

 



 

 
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