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Symposia : Housner Symposium

The CUREE Symposium in Honor of George Housner

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[Back Row] : Stephen Mahin, Mihran Agbabian, Thomas Heaton, Ronald Scott, Bruce Bolt, Thomas Paulay, Paul Jennings, Hiroo Kanamori, Joseph Penzien, William Hall, John Hall, Sami Masri, George Housner, James Roberts, I. M. Idriss, Edward Wilson, Vernon Persson, Clarence Allen, Frank McClure [Front Row] : Nigel Priestley, Richard Wright, James Yao, Anil Chopra, Donald Hudson, Navin Nigam, Haresh Shah, Helmut Krawinkler, Luis Esteva, Roy Johnston, Robert Hanson, James Beck.

Program Schedule

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 27, 1995

8:30 AM INTRODUCTION

Welcome From Caltech
Paul C. Jennings (Caltech)

Welcome From CUREE
Stephen Mahin (UC Berkeley)

8:50 AM THE HOUSNER YEARS I
Session Chair: Donald E. Hudson (Caltech)

The Early Years of Earthquake Engineering
Ray Clough (UC Berkeley)

Structural Engineering: Exciting Past, Demanding Future
Roy Johnston (Brandow and Johnston)

Inelastic Behaviour of Ductile Structures in Aseismic Design
Navin C. Nigam (Goa University, India)

Structural Engineering: Exciting Past, Demanding Future
Thomas Paulay (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)

10:00 AM MORNING BREAK

10:30 AM THE HOUSNER YEARS II
Session Chair: John Hall (Caltech)

Cable-supported Bridges and Earthquakes:
Recent Developments Toward the 21st Century

Ahmed M. Abdel-Ghaffer (University of Southern California)

The Caltrans Years
James E. Roberts (California Department of Transportation)

Earthquake Engineering for the California State Water Project and Safety of Dams
Vernon H. Persson (California Dept. of Water Resources)

11:25 AM GROUND MOTION
Session Chair: Hiroo Kanamori (Caltech)

Seismic Hazard in Southern California
Clarence Allen (Caltech)

Near-Source Ground Motions from Large Earthquakes
Thomas Heaton (Caltech )

Are Earthquake Ground Motions Affected by the Local Site Conditions?
I. M. Idriss (UC Davis)

12:25 PM LUNCH
Luncheon Speaker: Ronald F. Scott (Caltech)

2:15 PM SIMULATION OF STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR
Session Chair: Joseph Penzien (UC Berkeley)

Linear and Nonlinear Analysis of Three-Dimensional Structural Systems
Edward L. Wilson (UC Berkeley)

The Role of Large-Scale Structural Testing in Earthquake Engineering
M.J.N. Priestley (UC San Diego)


3:05 PM BREAK

3:35 PM DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
Session Chair: James Beck (Caltech)

Ground Motion and Codes: On the Formulation and Calibration of Site Response Spectra for Seismic Design in Mexico City
Luis Esteva (University of Mexico)

Performance Based Seismic Design
Jack Moehle (UC Berkeley)

Seismic Risk Analysis and Seismic Risk Management:
Half a Century of Evolution

Haresh Shah (Stanford University)

4:45 PM AUDIENCE QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

5:45-9:00 PM RECEPTION
at the Athenaeum - Calfiornia Institute of Technology


 


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