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Using Incremental Dynamic Analysis to Visualize the Effects of Viscous Fluid Dampers on Steel Moment Frame Drift
(Virginia Tech, 2007-07-03)
This thesis presents the details of a study regarding both the use of linear viscous fluid dampers in controlling the interstory drift in steel moment frames, and the use of incremental dynamic analysis as a method of ...
Sensitivity Study on Modification of Vertical Distribution of Strength and Stiffness in Wood Shear Wall Building Models
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-26)
This thesis presents a numerical study of the influence of varying story strength on the seismic performance of multi-story wood-frame shear wall buildings. In the prior FEMA P695 studies of these buildings, the non-simulated ...
Incident response and application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-25)
Traffic congestion has been identified as the one of the most serious problems in urban transportation. Not much can be done in finding solutions to recurring congestion problem. As a part of ITS research in the 90's, a ...
Gulf Regional Airspace Strategic Initiative Modeling Using Discrete Event Simulation
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-03)
The Gulf Regional Airspace Strategic Initiative (GRASI) is an effort to involve stakeholders affected by future changes in the airspace and military installations in the Northwest Florida Panhandle in creating a compromise ...
A Pavement Structural Capacity Index for Use in Network-level Evaluation of Asphalt Pavements
(Virginia Tech, 2012-01-18)
The objective of this research was to develop a structural index for use in network-level pavement evaluation, which facilitates the inclusion of the pavements structural condition in many pavement management applications. ...
Use of Team Building on Construction Projects to Reduce Cost Growth and Schedule Growth
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-05)
The benefits of the team building process have been examined for many years by several organizations. The Army Corp of Engineers, Project Management Institute, and Construction Industry Institute studies provided the ...
Overarching framework to assess and enhance sustainability in multiple, integrated systems using System Dynamics
(Virginia Tech, 2014-07-18)
Environmental sustainability has become important considering limited natural resources and an ever increasing consumption. Sustainability assessment is a complex procedure which is used to quantify and measure sustainability ...
Performance Evaluation of New Corrugated-Type Embossments for Composite Deck
(Virginia Tech, 2001-08-08)
The purpose of this research is to evaluate the performance of new corrugated-type embossments developed by Vulcraft Research and Development for their 2VLI and 3VLI composite deck. Performance of deck with the proposed ...
Stress changes in reinforced concrete members due to creep
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1963)
Effects of the Desorption and Dissolution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons on Phytoremediation at a Creosote-Contaminated Site
(Virginia Tech, 2002-10-14)
Creosote, containing many high molecular weight hydrophobic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH's), is present in the subsurface environment at the Oneida Tie-Yard in Oneida, Tennessee. Phytoremediation using hybrid ...