CUREE: The Organization
CUREE is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of earthquake engineering research, education and implementation.
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Publications: Research Reports: Woodframe Project
CUREE Publications Clearinghouse
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.

Research Reports
Northridge Meadows Apartment Collapse

CUREE-Caltech Woodframe Project

The CUREE-Caltech Woodframe Project consisted of coordinated engineering investigations and implementation activities whose objective was to significantly reduce earthquake losses to woodframe construction. The project was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through a grant administered by the California Governors Office of Emergency Services.

[See complete list of Woodframe Project publications.]

W-22: Inter-story Shear Transfer in Woodframe Buildings
by K. Fridley, T. Ryan, D. Pollock, & R. Itani; 2003; 96 pages.

Abstract:

Experimentally evaluate the inter-story shear transfer mechanism in wood-frame buildings.

Table of Contents:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF FIGURES
LIST OF TABLES

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER TWO: METHODS AND PROCEDURES
CHAPTER THREE: RESULTS
CHAPTER FOUR: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY
APPENDIX B: YIELD LOAD CALCULATIONS
GRAPHS OF ALL SCENARIOS


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CUREEpub_W-22 PDF 26 MB

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