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Keynote PresentationsK-01 COMMUNITY RESILIENCE AND THE BUILD ENVIRONMENT – SOME INSIGHTS FROM U.S. PROGRAMSChris Poland1,2

1NIST Disaster Resilience Fellow, 2Member, National Academy of Engineering, California, USA

 

K-02 CHARACTERISTICS AND CONSEQUENCES OF RECENT ITALIAN EARTHQUAKES

Mauro Dolce1

1Italian Civil Protection Department, Rome, Italy

 

Invited PresentationsI-01 PERFORMANCE-BASED SEISMIC DESIGN OF NONSTRUCTURAL BUILDING COMPONENTS: THE NEXT FRONTIER OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERINGAndre Filiatrault1,2

1University at Buffalo, New York, USA; 2Institute of Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS), Italy

 

I-02 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW EARTHQUAKE PRONE BUILDINGS PROVISIONS

Mike Stannard1

1 MBIE, Wellington, New Zealand

 

I-03 INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW SEISMIC ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES

Dave Brunsdon1 & Rob Jury2

1Kestrel Group, Wellington, New Zealand, 2Beca Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand

 

I-04 PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES

Ann Brower1, John Hare2, Alistair Humphrey3, Paul Sommerville4, Mary Comerio5

1Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand, 2CE Holmes Group, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand, 4AECOM, California, USA, 5University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

I-05 DISASTER RECOVERY AND COMMUNITY ADAPTION

Mary Comerio1

1University of California, Berkeley, USA

Oral PapersO-01 A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY – SEISMIC STRENGTHENING OF ALFRED NATHAN HOUSEHamish Hickling1, Helen Ferner1, Sergio Teixeira1,

1Beca, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-02 A PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS CONSIDERING FOUNDATION DEFORMATIONS

Maxim Millen1, Stefano Pampanin1, Misko Cubrinovski1, Athol Carr1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-03 MODELLING OF TWO DAMAGED UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDINGS FOLLOWING THE CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKES

Salvatore Marino1, Serena Cattari1, Jason Ingham2, Dmytro Dizhur2, Sergio Lagomarsino1

1University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-04 DAMAGE AND LOSSES TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS DURING THE CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE

Nick Horspool1, Andrew King1, Sheng-Lin Lin1, S.R. Uma1

1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

 

O-05 TOP-DOWN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION IN A CHALLENGING SEISMIC AND GEOTECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT

Anton Kivell1, Daniel Pillot1, Martin Barrientos1, Phil Clayton1, Jamil Khan1

1Beca Ltd., Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-06 PERFORMANCE OF BUILDING FOUNDATIONS ON GRAVEL DURING THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES

Michael Pender1, Luke Storie1, Liam Wotherspoon1, Rolando Orense1

1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-07 DYNAMIC PROPERTIES AND UNDRAINED CYCLIC BEHAVIOUR OF UNDISTURBED PUMICEOUS SOIL

Mohammad Bagher Asadi1, Mohammad sadeq Asadi1, Michael Pender1, Rolando Orense1

1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-08 INNOVATIVE DESIGN OF SINGLE SPAN BRIDGES IN CHALLENGING SEISMIC, GEOTECHNICAL AND URBAN ENVIRONMENTS

Jamil Khan1, Nicholas Charman1, Phil Clayton1, Geoff Brown1

1Beca Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-09 BROADBAND GROUND MOTION SIMULATION OF THE 2010-2011 CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE

Hoby Razafindrakoto1, Brendon Bradley1, Robert Graves2

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena, California, USA

 

O-11 EXPLORING THE PROBABILITY OF COLLAPSE OF RC FRAME STRUCTURES DESIGNED TO CURRENT NEW ZEALAND STANDARDS

Cameron Belliss1, Matthew Fox2, Timothy Sullivan3

1ROSE programme, IUSS Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2EUCENTRE, Pavia, Italy, 3University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-12 DRAFT FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING RESIDUAL CAPACITY OF EARTHQUAKE-DAMAGED CONCRETE BUILDINGS

Kenneth Elwood1, Kai Marder1, Stefano Pampanin2, Alberto Cuevas Ramirez2, Milo Kral2, Peter Smith3, Alistair Cattanach4, Mike Stannard5

1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3SpencerHolmes Ltd., Wellington, New Zealand, 4Dunning Thornton Consultants Ltd., Wellington, New Zealand, 5MBIE Building Performance Branch, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-12A SITE SPECIFIC SEISMIC HAZARD STUDY FOR THE TRAFALGAR CENTRE, NELSON

Merrick Taylor1, Mark Stirling2,3, Tim Mote4, Sergei Terzaghi4

1Arup, Auckland, New Zealand, 2University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 3GNS Science (formerly), Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 4Arup, Sydney, Australia

 

O-13 ASSESSMENT OF THE STRUCTURAL RESPONSE AND CUMULATIVE DISPLACEMENT DEMAND OF GRIP ‘N’ GRAB TENSION-ONLY BRACING SYSTEM

Jarrod Cook1, Geoffrey W. Rodgers1, Gregory A. MacRae1, J. Geoffrey Chase1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-14 EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF DRY BEAM-COLUMN MOMENT CONNECTIONS FOR DEMOUNTABLE PRECAST CONCRETE FRAME BUILDINGS

Pavan Aninthaneni1, Rajesh Dhakal1, John Marshall2, Jitendra Bothara3

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2Stahlton Engineered Concrete, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3Miyamoto International NZ Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-15 COMPARISON BETWEEN ACCELERATED AND NATURAL STRAIN AGEING EFFECTS ON NEW ZEALAND MANUFACTURED GRADE 300E STEEL REINFORCING BARS

Giuseppe Loporcaro1, Milo Kral1, Stefano Pampanin1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-16 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ON THE SLIDING HINGE JOINT

Shahab Ramhormozian1, George Charles Clifton1, Daniel Cvitanich1, Sarah Maetzig1, Gregory MacRae2

1University of Auckland (UoA), Auckland, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-17 DISPLACEMENT BASED ASSESSMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF A TYPICAL NEW ZEALAND BUILDING BY AN AVERAGE ENGINEER

Michelle Grant1

1LGE Consulting, Masterton, New Zealand

 

O-18 THE 2009 L’AQUILA EARTHQUAKE: THE FIRST PHASE OF RECONSTRUCTION PROCESS OF DAMAGED RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS OUTSIDE HISTORICAL CENTRES

Marco Di Ludovico1, Andrea Prota1, Claudio Moroni2, Gaetano Manfredi1, Mauro Dolce2

1Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, 2Presidency of Council of Ministers – Civil Protection Department, Rome, Italy

 

O-19 BENCHMARKING FEMA P-58 PERFORMANCE PREDICTIONS AGAINST OBSERVED EARTHQUAKE DATA – A PRELIMINARY EVALUATION FOR THE CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE

Jack Baker1, Gemma Cremen1, Sonia Giovenazzi2, Erica Seville3

1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3Resilient Organization, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-20 THE 2016 VALENTINE’S DAY MW 5.7 CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE: PRELIMINARY REPORT

A. Kaiser1, C. Holden1, I. Hamling1, S. Hreinsdottir1, N. Horspool1, C. Massey1, P. Villamor1, D. Rhoades1, B. Fry1, E. D’Anastasio1, R. Benites1, A. Christophersen1, J. Ristau1, W. Ries1, T. Goded1, G. Archibald1, C. Little1, S. Banister1, Q. Ma2, P. Denys3, C. Pearson3, M. Giona-Bucci4, P. Almond4, S. Van Ballegooy5, S. Wallace5

1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 3University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 4Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand, 5Tonkin + Taylor Ltd., Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-21 OBSERVATIONS FROM THE NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

Steven Knowles1, Mahendra Dixit1

1AECOM, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-23 AN ALPINE FAULT EARTHQUAKE SCENARIO TO AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ECONOMICS OF RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE’S MERIT MODEL

Rob Buxton1, Michele Daly1, Tom Robinson2, Tom Wilson2, Jim Cousins1, Annemarie Christophersen1

1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand

 

O-24 QUAKESTAR – RATING BUILDINGS IN NEW ZEALAND – PROPOSED SYSTEM AND PROCESSES

David C Hopkins1

1David Hopkins Consulting, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-25 EARTHQUAKE SLOPE FAILURE RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BUILDINGS AT WELLINGTON EAST GIRLS COLLEGE – A CASE STUDY

Eleni Gkeli1, Pathmanathan Brabhaharan2

1Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand, 2Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-26 REBUILDING WITH RESILIENCE:  DESIGNING CHRISTCHURCH’S ANZ CENTRE

George Sinclair1, Jared Keen1, Peter Mai1, Anna Sleight2

1Beca, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2Tonkin and Taylor, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-27 GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF EQUIVALENT VISCOUS DAMPING FOR SEISMIC ASSESSMENT

Tim Sullivan1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-28 SEISMIC RESISTANT CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER STRUCTURES USING AN INNOVATIVE RESILIENT FRICTION DAMPING SYSTEM

Ashkan Hashemi1, Pouyan Zarnani2, Armin Valadbeigi1, Reza Masoudnia1, Pierre Quenneville11The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-29 IMPACT OF HIGH FORCE RE-CENTRING DAMPING DEVICES ON THE SEISMIC RESPONSE SPECTRA OF NONLINEAR STRUCTURES

Farzin Golzar1, Geoffrey Rodgers1, J. Geoffrey Chase1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

 

O-30 HIGHER MODE EFFECTS IN MULTI-STOREY TIMBER BUILDINGS WITH VARYING DIAPHRAGM FLEXIBILITY

Daniel Moroder1,2, Tobias Smith2, Stefano Pampanin1, Andrew Buchanan2

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2PTL | Structural Consultants, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-32 PERFORMANCE OF HIGHWAY STRUCTURES IN THE 2013 LAKE GRASSMERE EARTHQUAKE

John Wood1, Donald Asbey-Palmer2

1John Wood Consulting, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2Reinforced Earth Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-33 PIER TO DECK INTERACTION AND ROBUSTNESS OF PRESSS HYBRID ROCKING: ISSUES AFFECTING HAMMERHEAD PIER BRIDGES

Royce Liu1, Alessandro Palermo1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-34 PREDICTING TORSIONAL RESPONSE VIA AN EFFECTIVE STIFFNESS-BASED SEISMIC ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE

Matthew Fox1, Katrin Beyer2, Tim Sullivan3

1EUCENTRE, Pavia, Italy, 2École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 3University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-36 DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSMENT OF SEISMIC HAZARDS IN NEW ZEALAND

James Dismuke1, Jeff Fraser1, Tim Mcmorran1, Richard Smith2

1Golder Associates, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2EQC, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-37 EFFECTIVE POST-DISASTER RECONNAISSANCE USING UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE, RECOVERY AND RESEARCH

Harry Follas1, David Stewart2, Jamie Lester3

1Opus International Consultants, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand, 3Opus International Consultants, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-38 GROUND MOTION MODELLING OF A LARGE ALPINE FAULT (NEW ZEALAND) EARTHQUAKE

Caroline Holden1, Anna Kaiser1

1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

 

O-40 ANALYTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE WALLS IN CHILE

Leonardo Massone1, Fabian Rojas1, Jorge Alfaro1, Matías Ahumada1, Ariel Hernández1

1University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

O-41 DYNAMICALLY STRAIGHTENING OF LOW-DAMAGE STEEL BUILDINGS AFTER EARTHQUAKE

Ali Abdolahi Rad1, Gregory MacRae1, Desmond Bull1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-42 DEVELOPMENT OF A BEAM-COLUMN JOINT MODEL FOR USE IN THE CTV BUILDING EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE ANALYSIS

Derek Bradley1, Nic Brooke1, Tony Stuart1, Barry Davidson1

1Compusoft Engineering Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-43 OVERVIEW OF THE NEW ZEALAND STRONG MOTION DATABASE PROJECT AND PERFORMANCE OF GROUND MOTION MODELS

Chris Van Houtte1, Stephen Bannister1, Sandra Bourguignon1, Caroline Holden1, Graeme McVerry1

1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

 

O-44 SEISMIC AND SAFETY PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF TUNNELS IN WELLINGTON

Siva Arumugam1, Pathmanathan Brabhaharan1

1Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-46 MODELLING INELASTIC RESPONSE OF RC WALL SYSTEMS

Matej Fischinger1, Tatjana Isakovic1

1University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

O-47 INELASTIC FINITE ELEMENT MODELS TO ASSESS EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE WALL BUILDINGS

Rosita Jünemann1,2, Juan Carlos de la Llera1,2, Matías A. Hube1,2, Jorge Vásquez1,2, Matías F. Chacón1,2

1National Center for the Integrated Management of Natural Disasters (CIGIDEN), CONICYT/FONDAP/15110017, Santiago, Chile, 2Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

O-48 FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF RC RECTANGULAR SHEAR WALLS UNDER BI-DIRECTIONAL LOADING

Arsalan Niroomandi1, Stefano Pampanin1, Rajesh Dhakal1, Mohammad Soleymani Ashtiani2

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch/Canterbury, New Zealand, 2Ian Connor Consulting Ltd., Christchurch/Canterbury, New Zealand

 

O-49 SINGLE ROCKING WALLS IN SEISMIC-RESISTANT DESIGN

Sri Sritharan1, Maryam Nazari1

1Iowa State University, Ames, USA

 

O-50 A REPORTING METHODOLOGY FOR THE DETAILED SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF OLDER BUILDINGS

Peter Johnstone1,2, Juliane Spaak1,2

1New Zealand Consulting Engineers Limited, Wellington, New Zealand, 2IPENZ, Wellington, New Zealand, 3NZ Institute of Building, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-51 SEISMIC ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF THE MAJESTIC CENTRE, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND

Joe White2, Hamish McKenzie1, Des Bull4,3, Anna Philpott1, Bruce Galloway4, Rick van Ballegooy5

1Holmes Consulting Group LP, Wellington, New Zealand, 2formerly Holmes Consulting Group LP, Wellington, New Zealand, 3University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 4Holmes Consulting Group LP, Christchurch, New Zealand, 5Holmes Consulting Group LP, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-52 AN ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR SEISMIC STRENGTHENING HERITAGE BUILDINGS

Matt Pattinson2,1, Temitope Egbelakin1

1Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand, 2LT McGuinness Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-53 THE WOOLSTORE AND OLD PUBLIC TRUST BUILDINGS: ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES RETROFITTING OF TWO CENTURY-OLD STEEL AND MASONRY STRUCTURES

Chris Speed1, Alistair Cattanach1

1Dunning Thornton Consultants Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-54 DETAILING AND ON-SITE CONSTRUCTION ISSUES ENCOUNTERED DURING SEISMIC RETROFIT OF URM BUILDINGS

Brandon Fowlie1, Yi-Wei Lin1, Dmytro Dizhur1

1EQSTRUC Group, Auckland, New Zealand, 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-55 COST-EFFECTIVE LOW DAMAGE SOLUTION FOR LOW-RISE CONCRETE SHEAR WALL STRUCTURES

Craig Oldfield1, Miguel Lopez-Gadea1, Jaewoo Park1, Sean Mortell1

1AECOM New Zealand Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-56 LOW-DAMAGE SEISMIC DETAILING FOR BRIDGES – A CASE STUDY OF WIGRAM-MAGDALA BRIDGE, CHRISTCHURCH

Peter Routledge1, Michael Cowan1, Alessandro Palermo2

1Opus International Consultants Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-57 VICTORIA UNIVERSITY GATEWAY BUILDING: DAMAGE AVOIDANCE IN A COMPLEX LABORATORY BUILDING

Alistair Cattanach1, Ryan Clarke1

1Dunning Thornton Consultants Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-58 PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES FOR NON-STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS

Helen Ferner1, Rob Jury2, Andrew King3, Martin Wemyss1, Andrew Baird1

1Beca Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Beca Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand, 3GNS, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-59 DESIGN AND EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF A DIRECTION DEPENDENT DISSIPATION (D3) DEVICE WITH OFF-DIAGONAL (2-4) DAMPING BEHAVIOUR

Nikoo Kh. Hazaveh1, Geoffrey Rodgers1, Geoffrey Chase1, Stefano Pampanin1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-60 PREVENTION OF GUSSET PLATE OUT-OF-PLANE SWAY BUCKLING FAILURE IN BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACED FRAMES

Benjamin Westeneng1, Chin-Long Lee1, Gregory MacRae1

1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-61 SEISMIC RETROFITTING AND THE INTEGRATION OF ARCHITECTURE AND STRUCTURE

Nabil Allaf1, Andrew Charleson1

1School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-62 SEISMIC AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF FLUID VISCOUS DAMPERS RELATIVE TO BRBS: A CASE STUDY

Andrew Brown1, Masako Uno1, Josiah Thompson1, Joel Stratford1

1Opus International Consultants, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-63 OUT-OF-PLANE RESPONSE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE WALLS WITH SINGLE REINFORCEMENT LAYER SUBJECTED TO CYCLIC LOADING: SIMULATION AND TESTING

Angelica Rosso1, João Almeida1, Katrin Beyer1

1Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

O-64 DEFORMATION CAPACITY OF THIN REINFORCED CONCRETE SHEAR WALLS

Christopher Segura1, Carlos Arteta3, John Wallace1, Jack Moehle2

1University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, 3Universidad del Norte, Baranquilla, Colombia

 

O-65 DESIGN OF UNBONDED POST-TENSIONED CONCRETE WALLS

Sofia Gavridou1, John Wallace1

1University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

 

O-66 EXPERIMENTAL TESTING OF LIMITED DUCTILE RC WALLS AND BUILDING CORES

Scott Menegon1, John Wilson1, Nelson Lam1

1Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

 

O-67 SEISMIC ISOLATION DESIGN DURING THE CHRISTCHURCH REBUILD – PRACTITIONER’S CHALLENGES IN THE ABSENCE OF A NZ STANDARD

Jared Keen1, Weng Yuen Kam2, David Whittaker1

1Beca, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2Beca, Auckland, New Zealand

 

O-68 SEISMIC ISOLATION – A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER’S COMPARISON OF LEAD-RUBBER VERSUS CURVED-SURFACE-SLIDER TYPE ISOLATION BEARINGS

David Whittaker1

1Beca Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-70 SITE SUBSOIL CLASS DETERMINATIONS IN TAURANGA

Elles Pearse-Danker1,2, Liam Wotherspoon1

1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Stratum Consultants Ltd, Tauranga, New Zealand

 

O-71 LIQUEFACTION MITIGATION BENEATH EXISTING STRUCTURES USING POLYURETHANE GROUT INJECTION

Nick Traylen1, Sjoerd van Ballegooy2, Rick Wentz3

1Geotech Consulting (NZ) Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2Tonkin & Taylor Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand, 3Wentz-Pacific Ltd, Napier, New Zealand

 

O-72 CHARACTERIZING NEW ZEALAND STRONG MOTION SITES:  SITE META-DATA UPDATE FOR THE 2015 STRONG MOTION DATABASE

Anna Kaiser1, Chris Van Houtte1, Nick Perrin1, Liam Wotherspoon2, Graeme McVerry1, Jim Cousins1, Sally Dellow1, Brendon Bradley3, Robin Lee3

1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 3University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

O-73 DESIGN FOR RESILIENCE

Luke Allen1, Penny Allan2, Julia Becker3, Martin Bryant2, David Johnston3

1Architect, Wellington, New Zealand, 2Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 3GNS, Wellington, New Zealand

 

O-74 EFFECTS OF ISOLATION PROPERTIES ON EXPECTED SEISMIC LOSS OF BASE-ISOLATED BUILDINGS

Sandip Saha1, Rajesh Dhakal1

1Department of Civil and Natural Recourses Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand


O-75 HIGHLIGHTS FROM COST-BENEFIT ANALYSES ON THE SEISMIC STRENGTHENING OF NEW ZEALAND’S UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDINGS

Matt Cutfield1, Quincy Ma1, Jason Ingham1

1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Poster PapersP-01 RAM-COMPACTED BASE BEARING (RBB) PILING TECHNOLOGY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTSZhaodong Du1, Mohamed Shahin1, Jethro Neeson2
1Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 2Resource Development Consultants Ltd, Havelock North, New Zealand

 

P-05 FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF ECCENTRICALLY BRACED FRAMES WITH A NEW TYPE OF BOLTED REPLACEABLE ACTIVE LINK

Angel Ashikov1 ,2, Charles Clifton2, Borislav Belev1
1University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-07 USE OF BIOCHAR AS COUNTERMEASURE AGAINST LIQUEFACTION

Gislaine Pardo Tobar, Rolando Orense
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-08 EFFECTS OF THE BOLT GRIP LENGTH ON THE BEHAVIOUR OF ASYMMETRICAL FRICTION CONNECTIONS (AFC)

Jose Chanchi Golondrino1 ,2, Gregory MacRae2, Geoffrey Chase2, Geoffrey Rodgers2, Charles Clifton3
1National University of Colombia, Manizales, Colombia, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-11 INFLUENCE OF MULTI-DIRECTIONAL EXCITATIONS ON THE INTERACTING FORCES AT THE PRIMARY-SECONDARY STRUCTURE INTERFACE

Bieke Meersschaert1, Ellys Lim2, Nawawi Chouw2
1Faculty of Engineering Technology, KU Leuven, Ghent, Belgium, 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-12 TESTING OF RC WALLS TO INVESTIGATE PROPOSED MINIMUM VERTICAL REINFORCEMENT LIMITS IN NZS 3101:2006 (A3)

Yiqiu Lu, Ronald Gultom, Rick Henry, Quincy Ma
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-13 DAMAGE ASSESSMENT OF RC BEAM USING DISTRIBUTED FIBRE OPTICS STRAIN SENSORS

Amirmasoud Malek, Allan Scott, Stefano Pampanin, Gregory MacRae
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-22 SEISMIC NON-LINEAR ANALYSIS OF DAMAGED HISTORIC BUILDINGS – CATHEDRAL OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT, CHRISTCHURCH

Kevin Ip, Jamie Lester, Andrew Brown
Opus International Consultants, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-23 REPAIR COSTS ANALYSIS FOR CASE STUDY BUILDINGS DAMAGED IN THE 2009 L’AQUILA EARTHQUAKE

Ciro Del Vecchio1, Marco Di Ludovico1, Stefano Pampanin2, Andrea Prota1
1University of Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-24 EVALUATING NEW ZEALAND’S “SHAKEOUT” NATIONAL EARTHQUAKE DRILLS: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE 2012 AND 2015 EVENTS

Julia Becker1, Sara Mcbride1, Maureen Coomer1, Emily Lambie1, Sally Potter1, David Johnston1, Bridget Cheesman2, Jo Guard2, Anita Walker3
1GNS Science/Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, 2Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management, Wellington, New Zealand, 3Christchurch City Council, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-27 THE INFLUENCE OF POUNDING ON THE SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF SKEWED BRIDGES

Oliver Lumb, Harrison Roberts, Chern Kun, Nawawi Chouw
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-29 SEISMIC STRENGTHENING OF COMMERCIAL WAREHOUSE WITH SLENDER PRECAST CONCRETE PANELS, UTILIZING KNOWLEDGE FROM THE OBSERVED PERFORMANCE OF SIMILAR BUILDINGS DURING THE 2010/2011 CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES: A CASE STUDY

Panos Armaos, Don Thomson
Don Thomson Consulting Engineers, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-30 SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS OF THE VERTICAL MODULUS OF SUBGRADE REACTION, AS ESTIMATED FROM CPT FOR THE DESIGN OF FOUNDATIONS AND FOR COMPARISON WITH VALUES FROM SPT FOR A SITE IN CHRISTCHURCH

Panos Armaos1, Nick Barounis2
1Don Thomson Consulting Engineers, Wellington, New Zealand, 2Cook Costello, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-31 A NEW APPROACH FOR ASSESSING SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF STRUCTURES – A GEOTECHNICAL PERSPECTIVE

Ayoub Riman, Stuart Palmer
Tonkin & Taylor Limited, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-32 SEISMIC RESPONSE OF DOWEL CONNECTIONS IN RC STRUCTURES

Tatjana Isakovic, Blaz Zoubek, Matej Fischinger
University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

P-33 SHEAR AMPLIFICATION IN COUPLED SHEAR WALLS

Eugen Monariu2 ,1, Tatjana Isakovic1, Namik Eser1 ,3, Matej Fischinger1
1University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2EDIT Structural, Bucuresti, Romania, 3ITU, Istanbul, Turkey

 

P-38 EFFECT OF SHEAR DEMAND ON THE DRIFT CAPACITY OF RECTANGUALAR STRUCTURAL WALLS

Reza E Sedgh, Rajesh Dhakal, Athol Carr, Chin-Long Lee
UC, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-39 EXPERIMENTAL SHEAR TESTING OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY WALL PANELS

Hao Yang Qiu, Royce Chin, Dmytro Dizhur, Jason Ingham
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-43 DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL FOUNDATIONS ON SITES PRONE TO LIQUEFACTION AND LATERAL SPREADING

Alexei Murashev1 ,2, Campbell Keepa1 ,2
1Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand, 2IPENZ, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-44 INFLUENCE OF THE ASYMMETRIC FRICTION CONNECTION (AFC) PLY CONFIGURATION, SURFACE CONDITION, AND MATERIAL ON THE AFC SLIDING BEHAVIOUR

Shahab Ramhormozian1, George Charles Clifton1, Sarah Maetzig1, Daniel Cvitanich1, Gregory MacRae2
1University of Auckland (UoA), Auckland, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-45 PROPOSED CHANGES ON NZS 3404 SPECIFIED PART-TURN METHOD OF TENSIONING HIGH STRENGTH FRICTION GRIP (HSFG) PROPERTY CLASS 8.8 BOLTS

Shahab Ramhormozian1, George Charles Clifton1, Kevin Cowie2
1University of Auckland (UoA), Auckland, New Zealand, 2Steel Construction New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-48 SUBSOIL-CLASS DETERMINATION USING SURFACE-WAVE TECHNIQUES IN THE WELLINGTON REGION

Zane Bruce, Peter Barker, Nick Perrin
GNS Science, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-60 SEISMIC COLLAPSE PROBABILITY PREDICTION OF AN RC FRAME BUILDING USING VARIOUS GROUND MOTION SELECTION METHODS

Mohammad Ebrahimi Koopaee1 ,2, Rajesh Dhakal1, Gregory MacRae1
1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2ISPS Consulting Engineers, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-63 BUTTERFLY-SHAPED CONCRETE BLOCKS FOR SEISMIC RETROFIT OF CONCRETE BUILDINGS

Yuji Ishikawa
Takenaka Corporation, Chiba, Japan

 

P-64 DEVELOPMENT OF A NON-CONTACT, NON-LINE OF SIGHT DISPLACEMENT SENSOR FOR STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING

A.C. Amies, C.G. Pretty, G.W. Rodgers, J.G. Chase
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

 

P-65 QUALIFICATION AND DESIGN OF SEISMIC ANCHORS – REQUIREMENTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA

Philipp Mahrenholtz, Thilo Pregartner
Stanley Black & Decker, Powers Fasteners Europe, Frankfurt, Germany

 

P-66 GEOTECHNICAL ISSUES IN SEISMIC ASSESSMENTS: WHEN DO I NEED A GEOTECHNICAL SPECIALIST?

B.H. Rama, S.J. Palmer
Tonkin & Taylor Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-67 EXPERIMENTAL AND ANALYTICAL EVALUATION OF THE AXIAL BEHAVIOUR OF ENERGY DISSIPATIVE STEEL CUSHIONS

A. Güllü1, A. Khajehdehi1, H.F. Karadoğan1, H. Özkaynak2,

1Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2Beykent University,, Istanbul, Turkey

Poster AbstractsP-02 EVALUATION OF LIQUEFACTION SUSCEPTIBILITY USING THE CRITICAL STATE SOIL MECHANICS CONCEPTWei Yoong Jeremy Tan, Rolando Orense
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-03 EFFECT OF AXIAL LOAD ON THE SEISIMIC PERFORMANCE OF LARGE SCALE REINFORCED CONCRETE WALLS

Alex Shegay, Chris Motter, Rick Henry, Ken Elwood
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-04 MULTI-TIERED BRACED FRAME DESIGN USING BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACED FRAMES

Kimberley Robinson
Star Seismic, Park City, UT, USA

 

P-06 NATION-WIDE SEISMIC HAZARD MAPS OF NEW ZEALAND USING RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN RUPTURE FORECAST AND GROUND MOTION PREDICTION

Karim Tarbali, Brendon Bradley, Misko Cubrinovski
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-09 ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MASONRY INFILL BUILDINGS IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Rijalul Fikri, Kevin Walsh, Jason Ingham
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-10 THE 2009 L’AQUILA EARTHQUAKE: RECONSTRUCTION MODEL DEVELOPED BY THE SPECIAL OFFICE FOR THE CRATER MUNICIPALITIES AFTER THE END OF THE EMERGENCY PERIOD

Raffaello Fico1, Rosanna Gualtieri1, Antonio Mannella2, Marco Di Ludovico3, Andrea Prota3
1Special Office for the Crater Municipalities Reconstruction, L’Aquila, Italy, 2Italian National Research Council (CNR), Construction Technologies Institute (ITC), L’Aquila, Italy, 3Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

 

P-14 EMPIRICAL LIQUEFACTION-INDUCED LATERAL DISPLACEMENTS RELATIONSHIP USING LIDAR DATA OF THE CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE

Calvin Wu1 ,2, Rolando Orense2
1Engineering Geology Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand, 2The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-15 DYNAMIC RESPONSE ANALYSIS OF EARTH/ROCKFILL EMBANKMENT IN HIGH SEISMICITY AREA IN NEW ZEALAND

Calvin Wu1 ,2, Rolando Orense2
1Engineering Geology Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand, 2The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-16 EFFECT OF CHOICE OF IN-STRUCTURE DAMPING MODELS ON THE RELIABILITY OF INCREMENTAL DYNAMIC ANALYSIS

Arun M.Puthanpurayil1, Oren Lavan2, Athol J.Carr1, Rajesh P.Dhakal1
1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

 

P-18 A RESILIENT, INNOVATIVE AND PRAGMATIC DESIGN ADOPTED FOR THE PWC CENTRE, CHRISTCHURCH

Sheila Karimi, Samir Govind
Beca Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-19 GROUND MOTION SIMULATIONS OF POTENTIAL GREAT SUBDUCTION EARTHQUAKES IN THE NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

Yoshihiro Kaneko, Caroline Holden
GNS Scinece, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

 

P-20 ACTIVE FAULT CROSSINGS: QUANTIFYING SURFACE FAULT RUPTURE FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN

Clark Fenton
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-21 IN SITU EVALUATION OF GROUND IMPROVEMENT BY DEEP SOIL MIXING

Hamish Foy1
1Hiway GeoTechnical NZ Ltd., Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

 

P-25 SIMULATION OF STRONG ASYMMETRICAL VERTICAL ACCELERATION AT HEATHCOTE VALLEY IN THE 2010-2011 CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKES

Seokho Jeong, Brendon Bradley
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-26 INVESTIGATION OF REGIONAL QUALITY FACTORS FROM A NEW ZEALAND VELOCITY MODEL

Robin Lee1, Brendon Bradley1, Po Chen2
1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA

 

P-28 TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED COMMUNITY IMPACT MODEL

Rob Buxton, S.R. Uma, Mostafa Nayyerloo, Robin Pringle
GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

 

P-34 EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON OUT-OF-PLANE INSTABILITY OF RECTANGULAR RC WALLS: OVERVIEW AND PRELIMINARY RESULTS

Farhad Dashti, Rajesh Dhakal, Stefano Pampanin
Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-35 SEISMIC PERFORMANCE AND LOSS ASSESSMENT OF A TYPICAL NEW ZEALAND CODE-CONFORMING REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAME BUILDING

Masoud Moghaddasi1, Brendon Bradley2, Ken Elwood3
1UC Quake Center, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-36 THE CANTERBURY VELOCITY MODEL (CANTVM) – VERSION 1: COMPUTATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION, SOUTH ISLAND EXTENSION, AND INTEGRATION WITHIN THE UNIFIED COMMUNITY VELOCITY MODEL (UCVM) FRAMEWORK

Ethan Thomson, Brendon Bradley
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-37 PREDICTION OF INTER-STORY DRIFT DEMAND IN ROCKING WALL STRUCTURES

Reza Kordani, Geoffrey Rodgers, Gregory MacRae, Geoffrey Chase
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-40 SQUADS: AN INTERACTIVE DECISION SUPPORT TOOL TO FACILITATE DIALOGUE BETWEEN CLIENTS AND ENGINEERS TOWARDS PERFORMANCE-BASED SEISMIC DESIGN

S R Uma1, Gregory MacRae2, Mostafa Nayyerloo1, Vinod Sadashiva1
1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-41 STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES WITH DAMAGE OCCURRED PRIOR TO A SEQUENCE OF EARTHQUAKE EVENTS

Cong Zhou1, J. Geoffrey Chase1, Geoffrey W. Rodgers1, Baofeng Huang2
1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2Tongji University, Shanghai, China

 

P-42 SEISMIC INTENSITY RELATIONSHIP TO NONLINEAR PARAMETERS FROM STRONG MOTION RECORDS

Peter Davenport
Eastern Consulting Ltd, Upper Hutt, New Zealand

 

P-46 VALIDATION OF DAMAGE IDENTIFICATION FOR MULTI-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM NON-LINEAR HYSTERETIC STRUCTURES USING A NOVEL MODE FILTERING METHOD

Eimantas Poskus, Geoffrey Rodgers, Geoffrey Chase
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-47 REDUCING RISK – RAISING RESILIENCE: THE CONTEXT OF THE 2015 NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

Jitendra Bothara1, Rajesh Dhakal2
1Miyamoto International NZ Ltd, Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, 2University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand

 

P-49 DESIGN AND BEHAVIOUR OF BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACES

Audsley Jones, Chin-Long Lee, Gregory MacRae
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

 

P-50 DAMAGE DETECTION IN REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAMES USING EMPIRICAL POLE CLUSTERING

Gye Simkin1, Jerome Lynch2, Sherif Beskhyroun1, Jason Ingham1
1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

 

P-51 SEISMIC PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN OF HIGH CUT SLOPES IN NEW ZEALAND

Pathmanathan Brabhaharan
Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-52 SEISMIC DESIGN OF EARTHWORKS AND FOUNDATIONS FOR THE HAYWARDS INTERCHANGE, WELLINGTON

Janet Duxfield, Pathmanathan Brabhaharan, Siva Arumugam
Opus International Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand

 

P-53 USING A DIRECTION DEPENDENT DISSIPATION (D3) DEVICE WITH OFF-DIAGONAL (2-4) DAMPING TO IMPROVE SEISMIC STRUCTURAL RESPONSES

Nikoo Kh. Hazaveh, Stefano Pampanin, Geoffrey Chase, Geoffrey Rodgers
university of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-54 MINIMUM FLEXURAL REINFORCEMENT IN REINFORCED CONCRETE WALLS

Aishwarya Puranam, Santiago Pujol
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

 

P-55 SEISMIC DESIGN OF SUSPENDED CEILINGS: REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Atefeh Pourali1, Rajesh Dhakal1, Gregory MacRae1, Ali Sahin Tasligedik2
1University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2UC Quake Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

P-56 TOOLKIT FOR SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF BUILDINGS

Sherif Beskhyroun1, Quincy Ma2, Liam Wotherspoon2
1Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, 2The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-57 QUANTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION RESULTS OF INSTRUMENTED BUILDINGS

Haozhi Tan, Quincy Ma, Sherif Beskhyroun, Liam Wotherspoon, Gye Simkin
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-58 PROPOSED CHANGES TO ASCE 41 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TESTING PROTOCOLS

Christopher Motter1, Kenneth Elwood1, Bruce Maison2
1University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Consulting Engineer, El Cerrito, USA

 

P-59 ASSESSMENT OF DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS FOR WALLS USING A DATABASE OF TESTS

Christopher Motter, Alex Shegay, Kenneth Elwood
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

 

P-62 HORIZONTAL SOIL MIXED BEAM GROUND IMPROVEMENT AS A LIQUEFACTION MITIGATION METHOD BENEATH EXISTING HOUSES

Sjoerd van Ballegooy1, Daniel Andrews2
1Tonkin + Taylor Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Tonkin + Taylor Ltd, Nelson, New Zealand

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