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Invited Workshop on Strong-Motion Instrumentation of Buildings

Emeryville, California
November 14 & 15, 2001
- National Science Foundation
- US Geological Survey

Sect. Title Authors
Introduction J. C. Stepp
R. L. Nigbor
A. F. Shakal
1. Current Building Instrumentation Programs and Guidelines
1.1 Strategies and Criteria for the Selection of Buildings for Instrumentation A. F. Shakal
M-J Huang
C. Rojahn
C. Poland
1.2 CSMIP Building Instrumentation Measurement Objectives and Models M.-J. Huang
A. F. Shakal
1.3 Current Practice and Guidelines for USGS Instrumentation of Buildings Including Federal Buildings M. Çelebi
1.4 Seismic Instrumentation: Building Code Applications Z. Turner
1.5 Private and Public Strong-Motion Building Partnerships W. U. Savage
1.6 Status and Developments in Strong-Motion Recording in New Zealand J. Cousins


Future Needs and Priorities for Building Instrumentation
2.1 Measurements for Performance-Based Engineering G. G. Deierlein
2.2 Health Monitoring and Damage Assessment of Buildings Using Strong Motion and Ambient Data W. D. Iwan
2.3 Recommendation for Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) Instrumentation M. Çelebi
C. B. Crouse


Instrumentation Technologies
3.1 Quality Control in Structural Instrumentation A. F. Shakal
C. D. Petersen
3.2 Sensors for Building Monitoring R. L. Nigbor
3.3 The SOS System for Structural Collapse Detection and Emergency Response Noticifcation P. Spudich
J. R. Evans
3.4 The Tremor Accelerograph Project J. R. Evans
3.5 On-line Structural Monitoring and Data Management A. Elgamal
M. Fraser
3.6 A Wireless Modular Systems for Civil Structures J. P. Lynch
K. H. Law
A. S. Kiremidjian
T. Kenny
E. Carryer
3.7 Condition/Damage Monitoring Methodologies C. R. Farrar
H. Sohn


Developing Guidelines for Selecting Buildings for Strong-Motion Instrumentation
4.1 National Perspectives on Seismic Risk S. P. Nishenko
4.2 National and Regional Priorities for Allocation of Strong-Motion Instrumentation in Buildings R. Borcherdt et al.
4.3 Summary and Recommendations J. C. Stepp
W. U. Savage
R. L. Nigbor
C. A. Cornell

Appendix A: Discussion Panels

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