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Lifelines Research Articles

Articles from MCEER's Research Progress and Accomplishments Volumes

GIS Characterization of the Los Angeles Water Supply, Earthquake Effects and Pipeline Damage (1997-1999) (PDF 1.11 MB)

Thomas D. O'Rourke, Selcuk Toprak and Sang-Soo Jeon

Axial Behavior Characteristics of Pipe Joints under Static Loading (1997-1999) (PDF 0.49 MB)

Emmanuel Maragakis, Raj Siddharthan and Ronald Meis

Seismic Perfrmance Analysis of Electric Power Systems (1997-1999) (PDF 0.58 MB)

Masanobu Shinozuka, Tsen-Chung Cheng, Maria Q. Feng and Sheng-Taur Mau

Restoration Modeling of Lifeline Systems (2003-2004) (PDF 1.06 MB)

Rachel A. Davidson and Zehra Çagnan

Resilience of Integrated Power and Water Systems (2003-2004) (PDF 2.02 MB)

Masanobu Shinozuka, Stephanie E. Chang, Tsen-Chung Cheng, Maria Feng, Thomas D. O’Rourke, M. Ala Saadeghvaziri, Xuejiang Dong, Xianhe Jin, Yu Wang and Peixin Shi

Assessing the Role of Lifeline Systems in Community Disaster Resilience (2003-2004) (PDF 0.63 MB)

Stephanie E. Chang and Christopher Chamberlin

Advances in Seismic Performance Evaluation of Power Systems (2001-2003) (PDF 4.52 MB)

Masanobu Shinozuka, Maria Feng, Xuejiang Dong, Stephanie Chang, Tsen-Chung Cheng, Xianhe Jin and M. Ala Saadeghvaziri

Understanding Sources of Economic Resiliency to Hazards: Modeling the Behavior of Lifeline Service Customers (2001-2003) (PDF 0.75 MB)

Adam Rose and Shu-Yi Liao

Large Scale Experiments of Permanent Ground Deformation Effects on Steel Pipelines (2000-2001) (PDF 0.34 MB)

Koji Yoshizaki

Experimental and Analytical Study of Base-Isolation for Electric Power Equipments (2000-2001) (PDF 0.58 MB)

M. Ala Saadeghvaziri and Maria Q. Feng

Using Cost-Benefit Analysis to Evaluate Mitigation for Lifeline Systems (2000-2001) (PDF 0.28 MB)

Howard Kunreuther (Coordinating Author)

Modeling Earthquake Impact on Urban Lifeline Systems: Advances and Integration (1999-2000) (PDF 0.19 MB)

Stephanie E. Chang (Coordinating Author); Adam Rose; Masanobu Shinozuka; Walter D. Svekla and Kathleen J. Tierney

Fiber Reinforced Composites for Advanced Seismic Performance of Water Supplies (1999-2000) (PDF 0.24 MB)

Thomas D. O’Rourke (Principal Author), James A. Mason, Ilker Tutuncu and Timothy Bond

MCEER Bulletin Articles

MCEER Bulletin Winter 99 (PDF: 0.28 MB)

Sixth Japan-U.S. Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Soil (October 1996)

MCEER Workshop Focuses on Improving Earthquake Response of Substation Equipment (December 2008)

Resilience of Electric Power Substation Equipment is Focus of Latest MCEER-Industry Studies (December 2008)

LADWP Adopts MCEER Decision Support System (Summer 2006)

MCEER Establishes Electrical Utility Consortium (Spring 2005)

International Team Conducts Earthquake Simulation Experiments on Gas Pipelines (Fall 2000) (PDF: 0.14 MB)

Articles from MCEER's Student Research Progress and Accomplishments Volumes

A Methodology to Assess Seismic Performance of Water Supply Sytems (2003-2004) (PDF 0.82 MB)

Anita Jacobson, Cornell University; advisor: Mircea Grigoriu

Issues of Seismic Response and Retrofit for Critical Substation Equipment (2002-2003) (PDF 0.62 MB)

Ali Ashraf, New Jersey Institute of Technology; advisor: M. Ala Saadeghvaziri

Post-Earthquake Lifeline Servie Restoration Modeling (2002-2003) (PDF 0.23 MB)

Zehra Cagnan, Cornell University; advisor: Rachel Davidson

Fragility Analysis of Water Supply System (2002-2003) (PDF 0.76 MB)

Anita Jacobson, Cornell University; advisor: Mircea Grigoriu

Analytical Study on Rehabilitation of Critical Electric Power System Components (2001-2002) (PDF 0.25 MB)

Seyed Ai Ashrafi, New Jersey Institute of Technology; advisor: M. Ala Saadeghvaziri

Estimating Indirect Economic Losses from Electricity Lifeline Disruption Following Catastrophic Earthquake in Memphis, TN. (2000-2001) (PDF 0.13 MB)

Gauri-Shankar Guha, Pennsylvania State University

Fiber Reinforced Composites for Advanced Seismic Performance of Water Supplies (2000-2001) (PDF 0.22 MB)

James A. Mason, Cornell University

Compressive Load and Buckling Response of Steel Pipelines during Earthquakes (2000-2001) (PDF 1.77 MB)

Ilker Tutuncu, Cornell University

Using Cost-Benefit Analysis to Evaluate Mitigation for Lifeline Systems (2000-2001) (PDF 0.09 MB)

Chris Cyr, University of Pennsylvania

Modeling General Equilibrium Economic Impacts of Earthquake-Induced Lifeline Disruptions using MPSGE Approach (2000-2001) (PDF 0.08 MB)

Shu-Yi Liao, University of Pennsylvania

Dynamic Behavior of Buried Pipeline Joints (2000-2001) (PDF 0.08 MB)

Ronald Meis, University of Nevada, Reno

Student Research Posters

Seismic Design and Rehabilitation Strategies for Power Systems with Considerations to Other Extreme Events (2006) (PDF 2.31 MB)

Navid H. Allahverdi Pur; New Jersey Institute of Technology; advisor: M. Saadeghvaziri

Qualification Test of 230kV Vertical-Break Disconnect Switch System (2006) (PDF 4.84 MB)

D. Kong; University at Buffalo; investigators: A.M. Reinhorn; A. Filiatrault; A. Schiff

Modeling of Fire Following Earthquakes (2006) (PDF 0.86 MB)

Selina W. Lee; Cornell University; advisor: Rachel A. Davidson

Post-Earthquake Restoration Modeling for Water Supply Systems (2006) (PDF 1.36 MB)

Taronne H. P. Tabucchi, Cornell University; advisor: R. Davidson

Analytical Study on Rehabilitation of Critical Electric Power System Components (2005) (PDF 0.37 MB)

Navid H. Allahverdi, New Jersey Institute of Technology; advisor: M. Ala Saadeghvaziri

Post-Earthquake Restoration Modeling for Electric Power Systems (PDF 2.84 MB)

Zehra Cagnan, Cornell University; advisor: Rachel Davidson

Seismic performance measures for Water and Electric Power Systems (2005) (PDF 3.95 MB)

Sanjay Coelho, University of British Columbia; advisor: Stephanie Chang

A Methodology to Assess Seismic Performance of Water Supply Systems (2005) (PDF 1.18 MB)

Anita Jacobson, Cornell University; advisor: Mircea Grigoriu

Two-Dimensional Shaking Table Test of Transformer Bushing with Seismic Isolation Device (2005) (PDF 3.3 MB)

Thu Pham, University of California at Irvine; advisor: Maria Feng