Oral Presentations

Keynote Addresses

 

 

Friday, 21 March

09.30 - 10.20

 

Integrating the public into earthquake engineering

Robert Reitherman, Executive Director, CUREE

Chair: Les Megget

 

Saturday, 22 March 08.30 - 09.20

 

Challenges in estimating real-time earthquake shaking and impact

David Wald, US Geological Survey

Chair: Matt Gerstenberger, GNS Science

 

Sunday, 23 March

08.30 - 09.20

 

Integrated design of structure - foundation systems: the current situation and emerging challenges

Michael Pender, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Auckland

Chair: John Wood. John Wood Consulting

 

Invited Presentations

 

 

Friday, 21 March

13.40 - 15.10

 

Where are our URM buildings and what level of shaking is likely to initiate damage?

Jason Ingham, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Auckland

 

Volcanic and seismic hazard in Auckland: Just how shaky is our isthmus?

Jan Lindsay, School of Environment, The University of Auckland

 

Natural hazard risk management and planning in a growing Auckland

Mark Tamura, Team Leader, Unitary Plan, Auckland Council

Chair: Patrick Cummuskey, Auckland Council

 

Saturday, 22 March 09.20 - 10.20

 

Insurance after Canterbury Earthquakes

Jimmy Higgins, Executive General Manager, VERO Earthquake Programme

 

Section 112 - Alterations to existing buildings

Dave Gittings, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Chair: Quincy Ma, The University of Auckland

 

Sunday, 23 March 09.20 - 10.20

 

Seismic risk reduction for soft-story woodframe buildings in the United States

John Van De Lindt, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University

 

Liquefaction effects on structures

Jonathan Bray, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Chair: Liam Wotherspoon, NZSEE 2014 Conference Convenor

 

Session 1 Friday 21 March 2014

1A: Reinforced Concrete

Chair: David Wood

Room: ASB Theatre

1B: Steel

Chair: Charles Clifton

Room: Limelight 1

1C: Soil Structure Interaction and Soil Velocities

Chair: Brendon Bradley

Room: Limelight 2

10.50 - 11.05

Paper No. 1: SEISMIC PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF NON-DUCTILE COLUMNS

A Stirrat, A Gebreyohaness, R Jury & W Kam

Paper No. 7: THROUGH BEAM WITH BOLTED BRACKET CONNECTIONS FOR CFT COLUMN WITH STEEL BEAM

I Sheet & U Gunasekaran

Paper No. 13: COMPARISON OF EXISTING CPT-Vs CORRELATIONS WITH CANTERBURY-SPECIFIC SEISMIC CPT DATA

C McGann, B Bradley, M Cubrinovski, M Taylor & L Wotherspoon

11.05 - 11.20

Paper No. 2: REVIEWING THE UNCERTAINTIES IN SEISMIC EXPERIMENTATION FOLLOWING THE UNEXPECTED PERFORMANCE OF RC STRUCTURES IN THE 2010-2011 CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKES

G Morris, D Bull & B Bradley

Paper No. 8: LOW DAMAGE BRACES USING ASYMMETRICAL FRICTION CONNECTIONS (AFC)

J Chanchi Golondrino, R Xie, G MacRae, G Chase, G Rodgers & C Clifton

Paper No. 14: ONGOING DEVELOPMENT OF A 3D SEISMIC VELOCITY MODEL OF CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND FOR BROADBAND GROUND MOTION SIMULATION

R Lee, B Bradley, J Pettinga, M Hughes & R Graves

11.20 - 11.35

Paper No. 3: ACCOUNTING FOR RESIDUAL CAPACITY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE PLASTIC HINGES: CURRENT PRACTICE AND PROPOSED FRAMEWORK

A Cuevas & S Pampanin

Paper No. 9: ROCKING STEEL SHEAR WALLS WITH ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICES

G Djojo, C Clifton & R Henry

Paper No. 15: SEISMIC RESPONSE OF A TYPICAL NEW ZEALAND PILE-SUPPORTED WHARF CONFIGURATION

B Ragued, L Wotherspoon & J Ingham

11.35 - 11.50

Paper No. 4: REHABILITATION OF EARTHQUAKE DAMAGED EXTERNAL RC BEAM-COLUMN JOINTS

J Shafaei, A Hosseini, M Marefat & J Ingham

Paper No. 10: DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH OF ECCENTRICALLY BRACED FRAMES WITH REPLACEABLE ACTIVE LINKS

A Fussell, K Cowie, C Clifton & N Mago

Paper No. 16: TOWARDS PERFORMANCE-BASED SEISMIC DESIGN OF INTEGRATED FOUNDATION-STRUCTURE SYSTEMS CONSIDERING SOIL-FOUNDATION INTERFACE NONLINEARITY

S Giorgini, S Pampanin & M Cubrinovski

11.50 - 12.05

Paper No. 5: CONTROLLED DAMAGE PRECAST CONNECTIONS FOR ACCELERATED BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION IN REGIONS OF HIGH SEISMICITY

S White & A Palermo

Paper No. 11: ADVANCES IN DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACED FRAMES

K Robinson

Paper No. 17: INTEGRATING SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION WITHIN PERFORMANCE-BASED DESIGN

M Millen, S Pampanin, M Cubrinovski & A Carr

12.05 - 12.20

Paper No. 6: COMPOSITE SLAB EFFECTS ON BEAM-COLUMN SUBASSEMBLIES: FURTHER DEVELOPMENT

T Chaudhari, G MacRae, D Bull, G Chase, M Hobbs, C Clifton & S Hicks

Paper No. 12: EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES ON CYCLIC BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL BASE CONNECTIONS CONSIDERING ANCHOR BOLTS POST TENSIONING

J Borzouie, G Macrae, J Chase & C Clifton

Paper No. 18: ASSESSMENT OF SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION METHODS USING FULL SCALE DYNAMIC TESTING

L Hogan & L Wotherspoon

Session 2 Friday 21 March 2014

2A: Walls and Floors

Chair: Rick Henry

Room: ASB Theatre

2B: Bridges

Chair: Misko Cubrinovski

Room: Limelight 1

2C: Interdisciplinary

Chair: Luke Allen

Room: Limelight 2

15.40 - 15.55

Paper No. 19: FLOOR DIAPHRAGMS - SEISMIC BULWARK OR ACHILLES' HEEL

J Scarry

Paper No. 25: SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF STATE HIGHWAY 16 WHAU RIVER BRIDGE

D Pino & P Corbett

Paper No. 31: WHAT BECOMES OF RESEARCH? IMPROVING TRANSLATION OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING RESEARCH TO PRACTICE AND POLICY

D Mieler & S Uma

15.55 - 16.10

Paper No. 20: SEISMIC DESIGN OF COMPOSITE METAL DECK AND CONCRETE-FILLED DIAPHRAGMS - A DISCUSSION PAPER

K Cowie, A Fussell, C Clifton, G Macrae & S Hicks

Paper No. 26: SOUTH BRIGHTON BRIDGE: LATERAL SPREAD MITIGATION USING JET GROUT LATTICE STRUCTURES

C Keepa, G Saul, A Murashev & J McMillan

Paper No. 32: A COMMUNITY-CENTRIC APPROACH FOR DEVELOPING SEISMIC PERFORMANCE TARGETS FOR BUILDINGS AND LIFELINES

M Mieler & S Uma

16.10 - 16.25

Paper No. 21: EFFECT OF REINFORCING STEEL BOND ON THE SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE WALLS

V Patel, B Van & R Henry

Paper No. 27: THE ASSESSMENT OF LIQUEFACTION AND LATERAL SPREADING EFFECTS ON BRIDGES

A Murashev, D Kirkcaldie, C Keepa, M Cubrinovski, R Orense & J Lloyd

Paper No. 33: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SEISMIC RETROFITTING AND ARCHITECTURAL QUALITIES

N Allaf & A Charleson

16.25 - 16.40

Paper No. 22: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF SHEAR WALL FAILURE MECHANISMS

F Dashti, R Dhakal & S Pampanin

Paper No. 28: INVESTIGATION OF THE BEHAVIOR OF SMALL-SCALE BRIDGE MODELS USING SHAKE TABLE TESTS

Z Chegini & A Palermo

Paper No. 34: COSTS AND EFFECTS: THE HEALTH COSTS OF THE 22 FEBRUARY 2011 EARTHQUAKE

A Brower & D Johnston

16.40 - 16.55

Paper No. 23: NUMERICAL MODELLING AND TESTING OF CONCRETE WALLS WITH MINIMUM VERTICAL REINFORCEMENT

Y Lu, R Henry & Q Ma

Paper No. 29: QUASI-STATIC CYCLIC TESTING OF HALF-SCALE FULLY PRECAST BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE SYSTEM IN HIGH SEISMICITY

M Mashal & A Palermo

Paper No. 35: THE GEM EARTHQUAKE CONSEQUENCES DATABASE AND NEW ZEALAND'S CONTRIBUTIONS

G Bocchini, A Pomonis, E So, A King & S Giovinazzi

16.55 - 17.10

Paper No. 24: LATERAL-FORCE RESISTING MECHANISMS OF FLEXURE-DOMINANT MULTI-STORY STRUCTURAL WALLS SUSTAINED ON SOFT-FIRST-STORY

M Sakashita, Y Idosako, X Feng & M Nishiyama

Paper No. 30: LESSONS FROM LIQUEFACTION DAMAGE TO BRIDGES IN CHRISTCHURCH AND STRATEGIES FOR FUTURE DESIGN

P Brabhaharan

Paper No. 36: EXPOSURE DATA DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK: REAL-TIME INDIVIDUAL ASSET COLLECTION TOOL (RIACT), INVENTORY REPOSITORY & ASSET REPOSITORY WEB PORTAL

S Lin, A King & I Matcham

Session 3 Saturday 22 March 2014

3A: Policy, Research and Practice

Chair: Peter Smith

Room ASB Theatre

3B: Structural Devices

Chair: David Whittaker

Room: Limelight 1

3C: Seismology

Chair: Matt Gerstenberger

Room: Limelight 2

10.50 - 11.05

Paper No. 37: REVIEW OF THE BUILDING CODE STRUCTURAL PROVISIONS

G Lawrance, D Hopkins, D Cheong & M Stannard

Paper No. 43: SHAKING TABLE TESTS OF A BASE ISOLATED STRUCTURE WITH DOUBLE CONCAVE FRICTION PENDULUMS

F Ponzo, A Di Cesare, D Nigro, M Simonetti & G Leccese

Paper No. 49: REPRESENTATIVE GROUND-MOTION ENSEMBLES FOR SEVERAL MAJOR EARTHQUAKE SCENARIOS IN NEW ZEALAND

K Tarbali & B Bradley

11.05 - 11.20

Paper No. 38: PRIORITISING RESEARCH INTO THE SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE

A Bennett, R Sharpe & M Stannard

Paper No. 44: CONCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT: LOW LOSS PRECAST CONCRETE FRAME BUILDINGS WITH STEEL CONNECTIONS

P Aninthaneni & R Dhakal

Paper No. 50: REGIONAL KAPPA (k) SCALING OF NEW ZEALAND ROCK GMPES

C Van Houtte, T Larkin & C Holden

11.20 - 11.35

Paper No. 39: INTERACTION OF GEOTECHNICAL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING IN THE SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING BUILDINGS

P Clayton, W Kam & A Beer

Paper No. 45: RETROFIT, USING ISOLATION, OF THE HEAVILY DAMAGED BASILICA DEL SALVADOR CATHEDRAL IN SANTIAGO, CHILE

M Rendel, C Luders, M Greer, I Vial, B Westenenk, J de la Llera, F Perez, D Bozzi & F Prado

Paper No. 51: EXPLICIT CONSIDERATION OF NEAR-FAULT DIRECTIVITY EFFECTS AND TREATMENT OF DISTRIBUTED SEISMICITY AS FINITE-FAULTS IN NZ-SPECIFIC PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC HAZARD ANALYSIS

V Joshi & B Bradley

11.35 - 11.50

Paper No. 40: A SEISMIC ENGINEER'S NOTE BOOK

G Houston, A Beer, G Cole & R Jury

Paper No. 46: COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF BASE ISOLATED AND CONVENTIONAL BUILDINGS: A CASE STUDY

M Cutfield, Q Ma & K Ryan

Paper No. 52: TIME-VARYING AND LONG-TERM MEAN AFTERSHOCK HAZARD IN WELLINGTON

A Christophersen, D Rhoades, R Van Dissen, C Muller, M Stirling, G McVerry & M Gerstenberger

11.50 - 12.05

Paper No. 41: ENHANCING COLLABORATION BETWEEN ARCHITECTS AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS USING PRELIMINARY DESIGN SOFTWARE

A Charleson & P Wood

Paper No. 47: DESIGN OF BASE-ISOLATED BUILDINGS: AN OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL CODES

D Pietra, S Pampanin, R Mayes, N Wetzel & D Feng

Paper No. 53: RMS' NEW MODEL FOR RUPTURES ON KNOWN CRUSTAL FAULTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR RISK

D Fitzenz & M Nyst

12.05 - 12.20

 

Paper No. 48: DISPLACEMENT AND ACCELERATION DESIGN SPECTRA FOR SEISMIC ISOLATION SYSTEMS IN CHRISTCHURCH

D Whittaker & L Jones

Paper No. 54: INCORPORATING SIMULATED HIKURANGI SUBDUCTION INTERFACE SPECTRA INTO PROBABILISTIC HAZARD CALCULATIONS FOR WELLINGTON

G McVerry & C Holden

Session 4 Saturday 22 March 2014

4A : Case Studies

Chair: Robert Davey

Room: ASB Theatre

4B: Timber

Chair: Alessandro Palermo

Room: Limelight 1

4C: Non-structural elements, tanks and pounding

Chair: Rajesh Dhakal

Room: Limelight 2

15.40 - 15.55

Paper No. 55: TAUROA RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION: LANDSLIDE REMEDIATION AND HILL SLOPE STABILISATION FOR EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE

R Gerbrandt

Paper No. 61: ESTABLISHING THE RESILIENCE OF TIMBER FRAMED SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN NEW ZEALAND

D Brunsdon, J Finnegan, N Evans, G Beattie, D Carradine, J Sheppard & B Lee

Paper No. 67: PRELIMINARY EXPERIMENTAL VERIFICATION OF CURRENT CONTENT SLIDING MODELLING TECHNIQUES

T Yeow, G Macrae, R Dhakal & B Bradley

15.55 - 16.10

Paper No. 56: SEISMIC REHABILITATION OF A CONCRETE ENCASED STEEL RIVETED FRAME BUILDING -ADELPHI HOUSE, WELLINGTON

I Prionas & J Knight

Paper No. 62: QUASI STATIC CYCLIC TEST OF 2/3 SCALE POST-TENSIONED TIMBER WALL AND COLUMN-WALL-COLUMN (CWC) SYSTEMS

F Sarti, A Palermo & S Pampanin

Paper No. 68: SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF SUSPENDED CEILINGS: CRITICAL REVIEW OF CURRENT DESIGN PRACTICE

A Pourali Bejarbaneh, R Dhakal & G Macrae

16.10 - 16.25

Paper No. 57: NETWORK PROTECTION WITHOUT COMPROMISE - DECONSTRUCTION OF 91 HEREFORD STREET FOR TELECOM

D McGuigan, C Hill & J Robb

Paper No. 63: EXPERIMENTAL TESTING OF ALTERNATIVE BEAM-COLUMN JOINTS IN POST-TENSIONED TIMBER FRAMES

T Armstrong, T Smith, A Buchanan & S Pampanin

Paper No. 69: SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF NON-STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS WITHIN BUILDINGS

H Ferner, M Wemyss, A Baird, A Beer & D Hunter

16.25 - 16.40

Paper No. 58: A NOVEL APPROACH TO REHABILITATION OF A CHURCH IN FENDALTON, CHRISTCHURCH

S Neill, A Beer & D Amende

Paper No. 64: SHAKING TABLE TESTING OF A MULTI-STOREY POST-TENSIONED TIMBER BUILDING

T Smith, S Pampanin, A Di Cesare, F Ponzo, M Simonetti, D Nirgo & D Carradine

Paper No. 70: LOW DAMAGE NON-STRUCTURAL DRYWALLS: DETAILS AND THEIR PERFORMANCE

A Tasligedik, S Pampanin & A Palermo

16.40 - 16.55

Paper No. 59: TIME HISTORY ANALYSIS CORRELATION BETWEEN OBSERVED AND PREDICTED RESPONSE OF TYPICAL INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS WITH STEEL PORTAL FRAME AND CONCRETE TILT PANEL CLADDING DURING CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE

W Batchelar, M Mashal & D Southwick

Paper No. 65: ELASTO-PLASTIC BEHAVIOUR OF A RIGID TIMBER SHEAR WALL WITH SLIP-FRICTION CONNECTORS

W Loo, P Quenneville & N Chouw

Paper No. 71: AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON CONTACT BEHAVIOUR DURING STRUCTURAL POUNDING

S Khatiwada, N Chouw & T Larkin

16.55 - 17.10

Paper No. 60: WELLINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - PREPARED FOR RAPID SELF-ASSESSMENT

G Eban, K Hira & R Sharpe

Paper No. 66: PERFORMANCE OF BRICK VENEERS. DO YOU HAVE CONFIDENCE IN YOUR TIES?

M Halliday, A Laird & K Reynolds

Paper No. 72: ASSESSMENT OF NEW ZEALAND SCALING PROCEDURE OF GROUND MOTIONS FOR LIQUID STORAGE TANKS

M Ormeno, M Geddes, T Larkin & N Chouw

Session 5 Sunday 23 March 2014

5A: Monitoring

Chair: Peter Wood

Room: ASB Theatre

5B: Liquefaction

Chair: Rolando Orense

Room: Limelight 1

5C: Steel and Masonry

Chair: Clark Hyland

Room: Limelight 2

11.00 - 11.15

Paper No. 73: DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF AN ELEVEN-SPAN MOTORWAY BRIDGE AT DIFFERENT LEVELS OF EXCITATION

G Chen, S Beskhyroun & P Omenzetter

Paper No. 78: KEY FACTORS IN THE LIQUEFACTION-INDUCED DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN CHRISTCHURCH: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS

M Cubrinovski, M Taylor, K Robinson, A Winkley, M Hughes, J Haskell, B Bradley, J Bray, T O'Rourke & L Wotherspoon

Paper No. 83: NON-DESTRUCTIVE METHOD TO INVESTIGATE THE HARDNESS -PLASTIC STRAIN RELATIONSHIP IN CYCLICALLY DEFORMED STRUCTURAL STEEL ELEMENTS

H Nashid, W Ferguson, C Clifton, M Hodgson, M Battley, C Seal & J Choi

11.15 - 11.30

Paper No. 74: AMBIENT VIBRATION BASED EVALUATION OF A CURVED POST-TENSIONED CONCRETE BOX-GIRDER BRIDGE

X Chen, P Omenzetter & S Beskhyroun

Paper No. 79: STONE COLUMN GROUND IMPROVEMENT FIELD TRIAL: A CHRISTCHURCH CASE STUDY

D Mahoney & J Kupec

Paper No. 84: PRELIMINARY ESTIMATION OF REDUCTION FACTORS IN MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF STEEL REINFORCEMENT DUE TO PITTING SIMULATED CORROSION

K Andisheh, A Scott & A Palermo

11.30 - 11.45

Paper No. 75: EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF INTER-STOREY DRIFTS DURING THE COOK STRAIT EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE

Q Ma, S Beskhyroun, G Simkin, L Wotherspoon, J Ingham, G Cole, A Gebreyohaness & R Sharpe

Paper No. 80: EVALUATION OF LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL OF SOILS USING SDS DATA IN CHRISTCHURCH

S Mirjafari, R Orense & N Suemasa

Paper No. 85: FRG STRENGTHENING SYSTEMS FOR MASONRY BUILDINGS

A Balsamo, I Iovinella & G Morandini

11.45 - 12.00

Paper No. 76: PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF INSTRUMENTED WELLINGTON BUILDING RESPONSES IN THE JULY/AUGUST 2013 SEDDON/LAKE GRASSMERE EARTHQUAKES

E Thomson & B Bradley

Paper No. 81: HYDRAULIC UPLIFT FORCES ON BASEMENTS SUBJECT TO LIQUEFACTION

N Luxford

Paper No. 86: PRACTICAL EXAMPLES OF USING QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT METHODS TO ASSESS THE EARTHQUAKE RISK OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES IN THE CHRISTCHURCH AREA

S Phillips, R Lane & G Cross

12.00 - 12.15

Paper No. 77: STRONG MOTION RECORDS FROM THE THORNDON OVERBRIDGE IN THE 2013 COOK STRAIT AND LAKE GRASSMERE EARTHQUAKES

J Wood

Paper No. 82: IMPROVEMENT MECHANISMS OF STONE COLUMNS AS A MITIGATION MEASURE AGAINST LIQUEFACTION-INDUCED LATERAL SPREADING

E Tang & R Orense

Paper No. 87: REVIEW OF BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACE DESIGN AND BEHAVIOUR

A Jones, C Lee, G MacRae & C Clifton

 

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