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bridgesmall.gif (4301 bytes)Seismic Vulnerability of the National Highway System

Year 3 Research Task Statements

Loss Estimation Methodologies

Task B1-2

Enhancements and Programming of REDARS
Stuart D. Werner, Seismic Systems & Engineering Consultants

Task B1-3

Fragility Curves for Seismically Retrofitted Bridges and Effect of Retrofit on Transportation Network Performance
M. Shinozuka, University of California, Irvine

Task B1-4

Transportation Model Improvements for REDARS
Ronald T. Eguchi, ImageCat, Inc.

Special Bridges

Task C2-2

Effect of Pile Spacing on the Lateral Stiffness of Pile Groups--Static Analysis Studies
Geoffrey R. Martin, University of Southern California 

Task C2-3

Effect of Pile Spacing on the Lateral Stiffness of Pile Groups--Dynamic Analysis Studies
I. Po Lam, Earth Mechanics, Inc.

Task C2-4

Pile Group Foundation Design for Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Displacement--Centrifuge and Analytical Studies
Ricardo Dobry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Geoffrey R. Martin, University of Southern California

Task C3-2

Seismic Performance of Bridges with Steel Superstructures
Ian G. Buckle and Ahmad Itani, University of Nevada, Reno; and Michel Bruneau, University at Buffalo

Task C3-3

Seismic Retrofit of Steel Truss Piers
Michel Bruneau, University at Buffalo

Seismic Response Modification Devices

Task D1-3

Displacement Estimates for Isolated Bridges
Andrew Whittaker, University at Buffalo

Task D1-4

Property Modification Factors for Seismic Isolation Devices 
Andrew Whittaker, University at Buffalo

Task D2-2

Develop and Evaluate a Prototype Intelligent Passive Seismic Response Modification Device
George C. Lee and Zach Liang, University at Buffalo

Task D3-2

Seismic Response Modification Strategies for Special Bridges
George C. Lee, University at Buffalo

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering

Task E1-2

Foundation Design for Liquefaction-Induced Displacements
Geoffrey R. Martin, University of Southern California 

Task E1-3

Moment Ductility of Prestressed Concrete Piles
Yan Xiao and Geoffrey R. Martin, University of Southern California

Task E2-1

Liquefaction and Remediation in Silty Soils
Sabanayagam Thevanayagam, University at Buffalo; and Geoffrey R. Martin, University of Southern California

Technology Exchange and Transfer

Task G2-1

3rd FHWA National Seismic Conference and Workshop on Bridges and Highways
George Lee, MCEER; and Ian Buckle, University of Nevada, Reno

Task G3-4

18th U.S.-Japan Bridge Engineering Workshop
David H. Sanders, University of Nevada, Reno 

Task G3-5

Third International Workshop on Performance Based Seismic Design and Retrofit of Transportation Facilities
Ian G. Buckle, University of Nevada, Reno 

Task G3-6

U.S.-PRC Workshop on Earthquake Engineering for Highway Bridges
George C. Lee, University at Buffalo 

 


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