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Publications: Research Reports: CUREE-Kajima
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Over of the course of the past 25 years, CUREE has produced a number of reports and other publications for the purposes of furthering civil engineering (particularly with earthquake engineering) for the purposed of research, education and implementation. Provided below is an archive of many of these publications, available for free download.

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CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Venture

This Joint Research Program, which began in 1996, is funded by the Kajima Corporation of Japan and involves collaborative studies among CUREE and Kajima researchers.

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CUREe-Kajima Joint Research Program - Phase I Reports

CKI-01: Analytical and Experimental Studies into the Identification and Control of Intelligent Structural Systems
A.M. Abdel-Ghaffar, S.F. Masri, R. Miller, I. Nishimura, J.L. Beck, T. Caughey, W.D. Iwan, Y. Takenaka,
N. Koshika, H. Ishida, K. Yamada, M. Ishida, K. Yoshikawa, Y. Ikeda, N. Kurata, 1991, 220 pages
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CKI-02: Dynamic Interaction Between Pile Group and Non-Linear Soil
R.F. Scott, K.M. Romstad, B.L. Kutter, B. Hushmand, K. Miura, Y. Miyamoto, K. Suzuki, K. Masuda, S. Uchiyama, 1991, 244 pages
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CKI-03: Estimation of Local Site Effects on Strong Ground Motion
K. Aki, T. Teng, T. Ohta, M. Niwa, M. Takemura, K. Kato, T. Ikeura, K. Urao, M. Miyamura, E. Shima, 1991, 234 pages
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CKI-04: Hysteresis Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Members Subjected to Combined Loading
S.A. Mahin, C. Thewalt, C. Yin, B. Stojadinovic, Y. Murayama, S. Tokuyama, K. Furuichi, H. Ukon,
Y. Hishiki, N. Inoue, 1991, 190 pages
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CKI-05: The Long Road from Engineering Research to Application
H. Lagorio, R. Olson, S. Scott, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, K. Yamada, M. Nakahara, H. Ishida, Y. Miura, 1991, 82 pages
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CKI-06: Amplification of Strong Ground Motion Due to Local Site Conditions
A.S. Kiremidjian, S. King, H. Shah, M. Sugito, M. Motosaka, A. Yamada, Y. Ohtsuka, M. Kamata, Y. Tsuji, 1992, 194 pages
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CKI-07: Building-Foundation-Soil Interaction Effects
K. Miura, Y. Miyamoto, A. Yamada, M. Nagano, Y. Sako, Y.Hyodo, K. Masuda, T. Maeda, E. Kitamura, K. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, A. Fukuoka, G.R. Martin, R. Borja, H.A. Smith, J.P. Bardet, S.W. Chi, Q. Quang, 1992, 304 pages
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CKI-08: Design Guidelines for Ductility and Drift Limits (Part A)
V.V. Bertero, G.C. Hart, J.C. Anderson, H. Krawinkler, J.P. Moehle, E. Miranda, A. Nassar, M. Rahnama, C. Ekwueme, T. Sabol, N. Tanaka, N. Inoue, T. Fukuda, H. Hatamoto, Y. Sunasaka, S. Ohrui, T. Tsujimoto, 1992, 224 pages
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CKI-09: Design Guidelines for Ductility and Drift Limits (Part B)
V.V. Bertero, J.C. Anderson, H. Krawinkler, E. Miranda, A. Nassar, M. Rahnama, N. Tanaka, N. Inoue, T. Fukuda, H. Hatamoto, Y. Sunasaka, S. Ohrui, T. Tsujimoto, 1992, 356 pages
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CKI-10: Design Guidelines for Ductility and Drift Limits (Part C)
V.V. Bertero, J.C. Anderson, E. Miranda, N. Tanaka, N. Inoue, T. Fukuda, H. Hatamoto, Y. Sunasaka, S. Ohrui, T. Tsujimoto, 1992, 364 pages
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CKI-11: Design Guidelines for Ductility and Drift Limits (Part D)
G.C. Hart, J.P. Moehle, C. Ekwueme, T. Sabol, X. Qi, N. Tanaka, N. Inoue, T. Fukuda, H. Hatamoto, Y. Sunasaka, S. Ohrui, T. Tsujimoto, 1992, 248 pages
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CKI-12: Estimation of Long Period Ground Motion
T. Teng, K. Aki, X. Chen, Y. Hisada, K. Kato, H. Kanamori, D. Helmberger, D. Dreger, M. Takeo, M. Niwa, M. Motosaka, M. Takemura, K. Urao, T. Ikeura, M. Kamata, H. Yamanaka, O. Sugawara, M. Miyamura, 1992, 480 pages
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CKI-13: Multidisciplinary Strategies for Earthquake Hazard Mitigation - Earthquake Insurance
H. Lagorio, R. Olson, S. Scott, K. Goettel, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, Y. Miura, T. Yamada, M. Nakahara, H. Ishida, 1992, 198 pages
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CKI-14: Passive Control Of Highway Structures — Improvement of Earthquake Resistance of PC Cable-Stayed Bridges by Hysteresis Type Damper and Tuned Mass Damper
T. Takeda, S. Tokuyama, M. Iizuka, T. Ichinomiya, T. Arita, K. Kanda, K. Yamada, H. Ukon, Y. Okimi, H. Okamoto, A.M. Abdel-Ghaffar, S.F. Masri, H.-E. Ali, R. Villaverde, S.C. Martin, 1992, 190 pages
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CKI-15: Passive Control Of Highway Structures — Two Shake Tables Experimental Studies of the Effectiveness of Damping–Augmentation Devices in Cable-Stayed Bridges (Volume 1)
A.M. Abdel-Ghaffar, S. Masri, H.-E. Ali, R. Villaverde, S.C. Martin, T. Takeda, S. Tokuyama, M. Iizuka, T. Ichinomiya,
T. Arita, K. Kanda, K. Yamada, H. Ukon, Y. Okimi, H. Okamoto, 1992, 290 pages
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CKI-16: Passive Control Of Highway Structures — Two Shake Tables Experimental Studies of the Effectiveness of Damping–Augmentation Devices in Cable–Stayed Bridges (Volume 2)
A.M. Abdel-Ghaffar, S.F. Masri, H.-E. Ali, R. Villaverde, S.C. Martin, T. Takeda, S. Tokuyama, M. Iizuka, T. Ichinomiya, T. Arita, K. Kanda, K. Yamada, H. Ukon, Y. Okimi, H. Okamoto, 1992, 290 pages
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CKI-17: Passive Control Of Highway Structures — Use of Damped Resonant Appendages to Augment Damping in Cable-Stayed Bridges: A Feasibility Study
A.M. Abdel-Ghaffar, S.F. Masri, H.-E. Ali, R. Villaverde, S.C. Martin, T. Takeda, S. Tokuyama, M. Iizuka, T. Ichinomiya, T. Arita, K. Kanda, K. Yamada, H. Ukon, Y. Okimi, H. Okamoto, 1992, 192 pages
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CKI-18: Aseismic Redesign of the Thirty Story S-K Building
J.C. Anderson and W. Chen, 1993, 138 pages
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CKI-19: Design of High-Rise Reinforced Concrete Building
V.V. Bertero, H. Krawinkler, J.C. Anderson, G. Powell, F. Filippou, H. Goucha, P. Seneviratna, M. Rahnama, A. Teran-Gilmore, R.D. Bertero, N. Inoue, N. Suzuki, H. Morikawa, M. Okano, T. Fukuda, H. Hatamoto, M. Takahashi, S. Orui, M. Maruta, 1993, 172 pages
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CKI-20: Innovative Techniques of Response Control
A. Astaneh-Asl, J.F. Hall, G.L. Fenves, K. McMullin, E. Fukuzawa, M. Sakamoto, T. Yamada, N. Tanaka, T. Fukumoto, S. Muramatsu, Y. Maeda, T. Arita, N. Miyagawa, T. Maeda, 1993, 210 pages
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CKI-21: Methodologies for Evaluating the Socio-Economic Consequences of Large Earthquakes
H. Lagorio, R. Olson, S. Scott, K. Goettel, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, Y. Miura, T. Yamada, M. Nakahara, H. Ishida, 1993, 124 pages
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CKI-22: Non-Linear Behavior of a Tubular Structure
H.Y. Goucha , V.V. Bertero, 1993, 202 pages
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CKI-23: Seismic Performance of a 30-Story Building Located on Soft Soil and Designed According to UBC 1991,
A. Terán-Gilmore, V.V. Bertero, 1993, 367 pages, $55.00.
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CKI-24: Seismic Response of Underground Structure in Soft Soil (Volume 1)
J.E. Luco, F.C.P. de Barros, H.L. Wong, T.J. Chou, N. Ohbo, M. Motosaka, N. Kusano, H. Ukon, Y. Okimi, J. Zheng, M. Nagano, K. Ueno, 1993, 432 pages
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CKI-25: Seismic Response of Underground Structure in Soft Soil (Volume 2)
R.F. Scott, L. Yan, B. Hushmand, M. Halling, M.T. Manzari, N. Ohbo, H. Hayashi, A. Fukuoka, M. Honda, K. Ueno, J. Zhueng, R. Suzuki, 1993, 370 pages
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CKI-26: Tall Building Behavior During the 3 March 1985 Chilean Earthquake
R.D. Bertero, V.V. Bertero, 1993, 177 pages
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CKI-27: Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Three-Dimensional Structures
G.H. Powell, F.C. Filippou, V. Prakash, S. Campbell, T. Miyashita, N. Suzuki, H. Morikawa, M. Okano, M. Maruta, M. Takahashi, 1992, 186 pages
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CUREe-Kajima Joint Research Program - Phase II Reports

CKII-01: Early Warning Systems
D.V. Helmberger, H. Kanamori, K. Kanda, H. Yamanaka, M. Miyanura, Y. Ikeda, T. Moroi, 1994, 103 pages
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CKII-02: Methodologies for Evaluating the Socio-Economic Consequences of Large Earthquakes - Year 1
A.S. Kiremidjian, K.H. Law, S. King, N. Basoz, E. Straser, A. Singhal, M. Belubekian, O. Folayan, E. Osorio, L. Duenas, E. Barth, R. Olson, K. Goettel, M. Vucetic, M. Doruduian, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, Y. Miura, N. Ohbo, H. Ishida, T. Moroi, J. Tagami, S. Nagata, M. Nakamura, 1994, 178 pages
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CKII-03: Methodologies for Evaluating the Socio-Economic Consequences of Large Earthquakes - Year 2,
A.S. Kiremidjian, K.H. Law, S. King, N. Basoz, E. Straser, A. Singhal, M. Belubekian, J. Blanchard, J. Eidinger, E. Barth, R. Olson, K. Goettel, M. Vucetic, M. Doruduian, V. Iskandar, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, Y. Miura, N. Ohbo, H. Ishida, T. Moroi, J. Tagami, S. Nagata, A. Ishii, 1995, 304 pages
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CKII-04: Earthquake Safety for Urban Regions: A Joint Research Collaboration
by the CUREe-Kajima Research Program Joint Oversight Committee, 1996, 9 pages
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CKII-05: Innovative Damage and Constitutive Modeling of Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites Subjected to Earthquake Loads
J.W. Ju, L.C. Chou, X.D. Zhang, Y. Nobuta, K. Horikoshi, 1996, 138 pages
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CKII-06: Methodologies for Evaluating the Socio-Economic Consequences of Large Earthquakes - Year 3 (Volume 1)
A.S. Kiremidjian, K.H. Law, S. King, N. Basoz, E. Straser, A. Singhal, M. Belubekian, J.P. Moehle, G. Horner,
J. Eidinger, R. Olson, K. Goettel, M. Vucetic, M. Doruduian, V. Iskandar, 1996, 284 pages
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CKII-07: Methodologies for Evaluating the Socio-Economic Consequences of Large Earthquakes - Year 3 (Volume 2)
A.S. Kiremidjian, K.H. Law, S. King, N. Basoz, E. Straser, A. Singhal, M. Belubekian, J.P. Moehle, G. Horner,
J. Eidinger, R. Olson, K. Goettel, M. Vucetic, M. Doruduian, V. Iskandar, 1996, 178 pages
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CKII-08: Methodologies for Evaluating the Socio-Economic Consequences of Large Earthquakes - Year 3 (Volume 3),
K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, Y. Miura, N. Ohbo, H. Ishida, T. Moroi, J. Tagami, S. Nagata, H. Hayasaka, A. Ishii,
M. Kohiyama, 1996, 274 pages
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CKII-09: New Computer Tools for Optimal Design Decisions in the Presence of Risk - Year 2
J.L. Beck, E. Chan, A. Irfanoglu, S.F. Masri, W.-M. Xu, H.A. Smith, V. Vance, L. Barroso, T. Tsugawa, F. Sasakai, K. Yoshikawa, T. Hatoda, 1996, 216 pages
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CKII-10: Early Warning Systems
D.V. Helmberger, H. Kanamori, K. Kanda, H. Yamanaka, M. Miyanura, Y. Ikeda, T. Moroi, 1994, 103 pages
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CKII-11: Reliability-Based Optimal Aseismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
A. H-S. Ang, A. Der Kiureghian, F.C. Filippou, J. Pires, E. Polak, S. Nagata, M. Nakahara, A. Endoh, T. Takahashi, J. Mizuno, H. Gotoh, G. Wakui, S. Yoshida, 1996, 270 pages
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CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Program - Phase III Reports

CKIII-01: Social, Economic, And System Aspects of Earthquake Recovery and Reconstruction: Year One Research Report
J.L. Beck, A.S. Kiremidjian, G. Mader, R. Reitherman, 1997, 228 pages
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CKIII-02: Effects of Near-Field Ground Motion on Building Structures
B. Avali and H. Krawinkler, 2001, 222 pages
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CKIII-03: Decision Support Tools for Earthquake Recovery of Businesses
J. Beck, A. Kiremidjian, S. Wilkie, A. Mason, T. Salmon, J. Goltz, R. Olson, J. Workman, A. Irfanoglu, and K. Porter, 1995, 148 pages
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CKIII-04: Use of Long-Gage Fiber Optic Sensors For Earthquake Response Monitoring and Non-Destructive Evaluation of Structures
J. Conte and M. Liu, 2001, 161 pages
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CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Program - Phase IV Reports

CKIV-01: Including Earthquake Risk Perception in Risk Reduction Modeling
R.L. Nigbor, R.A. Olson, J. Adams, M. Miyamura, N. Kurata, and K. Mizukoshi, 2003, 99 pages
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CKIV-02: Seismic Performance Assessment of Flat Plate Floor Systems
T. H.-K. Kang, C. Rha, J.W. Wallace, K. Igarashi, and N. Suzuki, 2003, 212 pages
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CKIV-03: Impact of Seimic Risk on Lifetime Property Values
J. L. Beck, K. A. Porter, R.V. Shaikhutdinov, S. K. Au, K. Mizukoshi, M. Miyamura, H. Ishida, T. Moroi, Y. Tsukada, and M. Masuda
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CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Program - Phase V Reports

CKV-01: Real-Time Loss Estimation For Instrumented Buildings
K. A. Porter, J. L. Beck, J. Y. Ching, J. Mitrani-Reiser, M. Miyamura, A. Kusaka, T. Kudo, K. Ikkatai, and Y. Hyodo
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CKV-02: Vision-Based Motion Tracking for Risk Assessment During Seismic Events
T. C. Hutchinson, F. Kuester, K.-U. Doerr, D. Lim, K. Kanda, N. Kurato, H. Ukon, M. Oshio, and A. Kondo
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CKV-03: Framework For Integration and Visualization of Structural State Data
B. Stojadinovic, J. Goethals, J.-M. Wong, S. Ohrui, M. Takahashi, I. Fukushima and Y. Yamamoto
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CKV-04: Integrated Structural Health Monitoring and Control Eploying Wreless Sensing Technology
M. Ruiz-Sandoval, B. F. Spencer, Jr., T. Nagayama, and N. Kurata
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CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Program - Phase VI Reports

CKVI-01: Simulating The Behavior of Steel Members Subject To Deterioration
Yuli Huang and Stephen Mahin
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CKVI-02: Contributions to Collapse Prediction for Frame Structures
Dimitrios Lignos and Helmut Krawinkler
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CKVI-03: Toward Analysis of Full System Failure of Structures Evaluation and Development of Analytical Tools
Mettupalayam Sivaselvan, Oren Lavan, Gary Dargush, and Andrei Reinhorn
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