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									                       Detailed Technical Program

                                                  Tuesday June 26th, 2007

08:15 - 08:30: (Ball Room).
Opening Session.
  Chair: Jag Humar


08:30 - 10:00: (Ball Room).
Plenary Session (P1).
  Chair: Murat Saatcioglu

    1449
    The Importance of Community Involvement and Engineering Advocacy
    on the Road to School Seismic Safety in British Columbia: The
    obstacles and circumventing them
      Tracy Monk*

    1447
    Development of National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) Seismic
    Provisions: Past, Present and Future
      A.C. Heidebrecht*

10:00 - 10:30: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
10:30 - 12:30: Session T1. (Drawing Room).
Seismic Hazard & Ground Motion I.
  Chair: Garry Rogers

    1173
    Comparison of Geophysical Shear-wave Velocity Methods
      Sheri Molnar*, John Cassidy, Pat Monahan and Stan Dosso

    1025
    Use of Minimum CAV in Seismic Hazard Analyses
      Jennie Watson-Lamprey* and Norman Abrahamson

    1067
    Revision of Design Spectra for Liquid Sloshing of Oil Storage Tank in
    Japan
      Shinsaku Zama*

    1162
    Soil Amplification in Ottawa from Urban Strong Ground Motion Records
      John Adams*
   1188
   Revised Deaggregation of Seismic Hazard for Selected Canadian Cities
     Stephen Halchuk*, John Adams and Frank Anglin

   1352
   Local Geology Effects on Strong Ground Motion During the Bam
   Earthquake
     Mohammad Rayhani* and M. Hesham El Naggar

10:30 - 12:30: Session T2. (Laurier Room).
Concrete Structures I.
  Chair: Perry Adebar

   1235
   Effects of Time-domain Ground Motion Scaling Methods on the
   Nonlinear Response of a Reinforced Concrete Residential Tower
     Mahdi Samadzad*, Siamak Epackachi, Omid Esmaili, S. Rasoul
     Mirghaderi, Ali A. Taheri and Shahram Vahdani

   1113
   Pull-Out Behavior of Chemically Bonded Deformed Bars Typically Used
   During Structural Retrofitting
     Alper Ilki, Engin Seyhan and Nahit Kumbasar (Presented by Medine Isper)

   1106
   Unbonded Prestressed Panel Tendon Stress at In-Plane Nominal
   Flexural Strength
     Nicholas Brooke*, Gavin Wight, Alistair Russell and Jason Ingham

   1127
   Seismic Performance on RC and Precast Concrete Columns Using
   Ultra High Strength Materials Subjected to Varying Axial Load
     Toshio Matsumoto*, Hiroshi Nishihara, Masato Nakao and Toshio
     Matsumoto

   1129
   Effect of the Vertical Earthquake Component on the Seismic Response
   of Reinforced Concrete Moment Frames
     Mahmoud Elfeki* and Maged Youssef

   1217
   Evaluation of Bond-Slip Models for R/C Joints
     Selçuk Altay, Azadeh Parvin*, Cem Yalcin and Osman Kaya
10:30 - 12:30: Session T3. (Quebec Suite).
Geotechnical Engineering I.
  Chair: Richard Bathurst

    1061
    Seismically Induced Shear Displacements in Repository Host Rock
    Fractures
      Billy Fälth*, Harald Hökmark and Raymond Munier

    1100
    Vibro Replacement Piles for Improvement of Liquefiable Deposits-Case
    History
      Abolfazl Eslami*, Mehdi Hasanzadeh, Sepideh Safari, Abolfazl Eslami,
      Mehdi Hasanzadeh and Mehdi Hasanzadeh

    1156
    Modeling of Cyclic Response of Shallow Foundations with Winkler
    Model: Some Issues
      Nii Allotey* and Hesham El Naggar

    1189
    Response of Sands Under Imposed Linear and Nonlinear Strain Paths
      Paramaguru Logeswaran* and Siva Sivathayalan

    1437
    Logical Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential Using NBCC 2005
    Probabilistic Ground Accelerations
      W. D. Liam Finn* and Adrian Wightman

    1404
    Small Strain Deformation Characteristics of Compacted Gravel
      Sajjad Maqbool* and Junichi Koseki

10:30 - 12:30: Session T4. (Macdonald Room).
School Rehabilitation.
  Chair: Carlos Ventura

    1457
    Overview of the Bridging Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofit of BC
    Schools
      T. W. White*, G. W. Taylor and C. E. Ventura*

    T402
    Panel Discussion
     Carlos Ventura, Nick Watkins, Peter Mitchell, Tim White, Graham Taylor,
     John Sherstobitoff
12:30 - 14:00: (Ball Room).
Lunch Break.
14:00 - 16:00: Session T5. (Drawing Room).
Seismic Hazard & Ground Motion II.
  Chair: Gail Atkinson

   1181
   The New Real Time Reporting Strong Motion Seismograph Network in
   Southwest Bc: More Strong Motion Instruments for Less Money.
     Andreas Rosenberger, Garry Rogers* and John Cassidy

   1182
   Earthquake Site Response Studies Using Microtremor Measurements
   in Southwestern British Columbia
     Sheri Molnar*, John Cassidy, Pat Monahan, Tuna Onur, Carlos Ventura
     and Andreas Rosenberger

   1149
   Developing the Macroseismic Scale of New Generation
     Mark Klyachko*

   1238
   Investigation on Applicability of H/V Spectrum Obtained from
   Microtremors to Seismic Microzoning Study.
     Toshio Yamamoto*, Minoru Sugimoto, Takahisa Enomoto, Manuel
     Navarro and Mahmood Rahimian

   1427
   Seismic Site Effects and Seismic Risk in the Montreal Area - the
   Influence of Marine Clays
     L. Chouinard* and P. Rosset

   1202
   Seismotectonic Events Along the Tabriz and Anatolian Fault
     Ebadollah Ghanbari* and Hassan Afshin

14:00 - 16:00: Session T6. (Laurier Room).
Structural Analysis I.
  Chair: Ricardo O. Foschi

   1435
   Asymmetric Elastic Systems with Supplemental Damping
     Jui-Liang Lin* and Keh-Chyuan Tsai

   1208
   Seismic Performance of Y-Shaped 10-Storeyed Delhi Secretariat
   Building
     Pradip Sarkar, A. Meher Prasad*, Devdas Menon and P Robin Davis
    1250
    Evaluation of the Construction Sequence Loading Effects
    Accompanied with Time Dependency of Concrete on Seismic
    Performane of High Rise Buildings with Different Structural Systems
      Omid Esmaili*, Siamak Epackachi, Mahdi Ghalibafian, Rasool Mirghaderi
      and Ali Asghar Taheri

    1373
    Application of Pushover Procedures for the Seismic Analysis of Plan-
    Asymmetric Buildings
      Pier Paolo Diotallevi, Luca Landi* and Paolo Bartoli

    1213
    An Efficient Method for Optimum Combination of Modes for Pushover
    Analysis
      Kazem Shakeri, Mohsen Ali Shayanfar* and A. S. Moghaddam

    1430
    Seismic Behavior of Regular and Irregular Reinforced Concrete
    Buildings Using Adaptive Pushover Procedure
      A. Shooshtari* and H. R. Vejdani-Noghreiyan

14:00 - 16:00: Session T7. (Quebec Suite).
Geotechnical Engineering II.
  Chair: Liam Finn

    1307
    Seismic Load Attenuation Using EPS Geofoam Buffers in Rigid Wall
    Applications
      Saman Zarnani* and Richard Bathurst

    1234
    Quality Factor Identified Using Kik-net in Japan
      Osamu Tsujihara* and Tsutomu Sawada

    1410
    Recent Developments in Geosynthetics Earthquake Engineering
      Richard J. Bathurst* and Junichi Koseki

    1193
    Simulation of Post Earthquake Embankment Failure by Seepage-
    Induced Liquefaction
      Ali Bastani* and Bruce Kutter


    1413
    A Proposed Approach for Liquefaction Designs to Soften the Impact of
    the NBCC 2005 Requirements
      Tareq Salloum* and Tim Law
   1266
   Shear Modulus of Babolsar Sand: Measurement and Parameter Effects
     Fardin Jafarzadeh*, Mohammad Khosravi and Ali Khosravi


14:00 - 17:30: Session T8. (Macdonald Room).
Hybrid Testing I.
  Chair: David Lau

   1143
   Networked Hybrid Tests of A 4-Pier Double-Skinned Cft Bridge
     Min-Lang Lin*, Yuan-Tao Weng, Yuan-Sen Yang, Pei-Ching Chen, Keh-
     Chyuan Tsai, David Lau, Ya-Ying Chang and H. A. Khoo

   1451
   Progress and Applications of a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Internet Online
   Hybrid Test System
     Jason McCormick*, Wang Tao, Pan Peng and Masayoshi Nakashima

   1452
   UI-SIMCOR : A Global Platform for Hybrid Distributed Simulation
     O. Kwon*, A. S. Elnashai, B. F. Spencer Jr. and K. Park

   1454
   Hybrid Simulation of the Gravity Load Collapse of Reinforced Concrete
   Frames
     A.Y. Charlet*, A. Schellenberg, K.J. Elwood, T. Haukaas and S.A. Mahin

   1453
   A Unified Approach for Real-time Dynamic Hybrid Simulation
     X. Shao* and A.M. Reinhorn

   1118
   Modified Operator Splitting Method for Collaborative Structural
   Analysis System
     Motohide Tada* and Peng Pan

     <Coffee Break.>

   1455
   Full Scale Steel Plate Shear Wall: NCREE/MCEER Phase 1 Tests
     C.H. Lin*, K.C. Tsai, Y.C. Lin, K.J. Wang, B. Qu and M. Bruneau

   1456
   Virtual Mass Method for Effective Force Testing of Structures Subject
   to Dynamic Loading
     Cheng Chen* and James M. Ricles
16:00 - 16:30: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
16:30 - 17:30: Session T9. (Drawing Room).
Dams & Lifelines I .
  Chair: Ken Elwood

    1065
    Seismic Response Analysis of Gravity Dams with Rockfill Buttressing
      Pierre Léger* and Farrokh Javanmardi

    1186
    Lessons for the Fragility of Canadian Hydropower Components Under
    Seismic Loading
      Lan Lin* and John Adams

    1198
    Two and Three Dimensional Seismic Analysis of Dire Dam
      Yoseph Birru* and Ramana G.V.

16:30 - 17:30: Session T10. (Laurier Room).
Field Measurements & Shake Table Testing.
  Chair: Carlos Ventura

    1064
    Dynamic Tests of a Reinforced Concrete Building Subjected to Forced
    Vibration
      Jaime De-La-Colina* and Jesús Valdés

    1166
    System Identification of Torsionally Coupled Buildings Using
    Earthquake Responses
      Ganesh Hegde and Ravi Sinha*

    1018
    Equipment Qualification for Critical Facilities by Shaker Table Testing
      Philip Caldwell* and Jeffrey Gatscher

16:30 - 17:30: Session T11. (Quebec Suite).
Bridges I .
  Chair: Nove Naumoski

    1429
    Performance of Seismic-Isolated Bridges in Near-Fault Zones
      M. Dicleli* and A. Mehta

    1247
    A Neural-network-based System for Bridge Health Monitoring
      T.K Lin*, K.C. Chang, C.C. Chen and C.Y. Chen
    1409
    The Use of Performance Based Seismic Design for Canadian Highway
    Bridges
      Jennifer Stephenson* and David Lau

16:30 - 17:30: Session T12. (Macdonald Room).
Hybrid Testing II.
  Chair: David Lau

    Combined with Session T8 . Please see Session T8 on page 33.


                                                Wednesday June 27th, 2007

08:30 - 10:00: (Ball Room).
Plenary Session (P2).
  Chair: John Adams

    1448
    Predicting Earthquake Ground Motion in North America
      David M. Boore*

    1450
    Next-Generation Performance-based Seismic Design Guidelines
      Ronald O. Hamburger*

10:00 - 10:30: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
10:30 - 12:30: Session W1. (Drawing Room).
Seismic Hazard & Ground Motions III.
  Chair: Sheri Mohnar

    1310
    Strong Motion Seismograph Networks in Canada
      John Cassidy, Andreas Rosenberger, Garry Rogers*, Tim Little, Janos
      Toth, John Adams, Phil Munro, Sharlie Huffmann,Jean-Robert
      Pierre,Harold Asmis and Gerry Pernica

    1359
    Empirical Ground-motion Relations for Californian Strong-motion Data
    Based on Instrumental Subsoil Classification
      Jochen Schwarz*, Dominik H. Lang, Christian Kaufmann and Clemens
      Ende

    1284
    Shear Wave Velocity Profile Determination Based on the Multi-channel
    Analysis of Surface Waves Method for NEHRP Site Classification in the
    City of Ottawa
      Kasgin Khaheshi Banab* and Dariush Motazedian
   1369
   Inelastic Demands from Ground Motions Recorded During the 2003
   Tokachi-Oki Subduction Interface Earthquake
     Dominic Mattman, Tuna Onur and Kenneth J. Elwood*

   1334
   A New Index for Evaluation of Effective Input Motions to Structures
     Manabu Kawashima*, Michio Iguchi and Chikahiro Minowa

   1236
   Assessment on Ground Structure and Ground Shaking Characteristics
   Using Microtremors Observations in the West Belt, Yokohama City
     Minoru Sugimoto*, Toshio Yamamoto and Takahisa Enomoto

10:30 - 12:30: Session W2. (Laurier Room).
Structural Analysis II.
  Chair: Peter Fajfar

   1403
   The Effect of Soil-Structure Interaction on Collapse Capacity
     Alireza Ahmadnia* and Carlos Ventura

   1273
   Over-reliance on Computers and the Decline of Good Engineering
   Practice and Common Sense
     Gary Searer*, Terrence Paret and Sigmund Freeman

   1431
   Inelastic Seismic Response of Buildings Based on A Modal Pushover
   Analysis
     S. R. Acharya* and P. Warnitchai and K. S. Sivakumaran

   1229
   Effects of Vertical Earthquake Movement on the Dynamic
   Characteristics of R/C Pier Models
     Yoshiyuki Akiyama*, Tunekazu Okamoto and Ikuo Hirasawa

   1386
   The Effect of Foundation Embedment on Inelastic Behavior of
   Structures
     Mojtaba Mahsuli and M. Ali Ghannad*

   1387
   Seismic Behavior of Long Period Structures Subjected to Near-Fault
   Earthquakes
     S. Farid Ghahari, Ali R. Khaloo* and Peyman Ghaderi
10:30 - 12:30: Session W3. (Quebec Suite).
Steel Structures I.
  Chair: Constantin Christopoulos

   1010
   A Mechanical Model for A Sustainable Building Structural System
     Mamoru Iwata* and Michihisa Hirata

   1046
   Inelastic Performance of Screw Connected Light-gauge Steel Strap
   Braced Walls
     Mustafa Al-Kharat and Colin Rogers*

   1146
   Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Braced Frames
     Charles Annan*, Maged Youssef and M. Hesham EL Naggar

   1003
   Assessment of Pushover Response Curve for Steel Frame / Panel
   Shear Walls
     Raffaele Landolfo* and Luigi Fiorino

    1107
    Correlation Between Plastic Deformation Capacity and Hesteresis
    Energy for H-Shaped Beams
      Yoshihiro Kimura*, Masaru Shimazu and Toshiharu Ichigohara

   1024
   3D Finite Element Modeling of Top and Seat Angle Connections with
   Double Web Angles
     Fakhreddin Ahmadi Danesh* and Akbar Pirmoz

10:30 - 12:30: Session W4. (Macdonald Room).
Passive and Active Control I.
  Chair: Ravi Sinha

   1070
   Seismic Responses of a Full-scale Steel Frame with Added Viscoelastic
   Dampers Under Bilateral Excitations
     Yi-Lun Chu* and Kuo-Chun Chang

   1376
   Evaluation of Design Procedures for Passive Systems and Application
   to A Case Study
     Pier Paolo Diotallevi, Luca Landi* and Samuele Orlandi

   1116
   Recent Development on Seismic Control for Structures in China
     Fu Lin Zhou*
    1042
    Dynamic Analysis of Inelastic Structures with Nonlinear Viscous
    Dampers
      Kevin Wong* and Jialin Dong

    1057
    Dynamic Response of a Building with Base Isolation for Near–Fault
    Motions.
      Miguel Eduardo Tornello* and Mauricio Sarrazin Arellano

    1117
    Seismic and Vibration Mitigation on the Harbor Wharf Structural
    System
      Hsien Hua Lee*, P.-Y. Chung, S.-R. Liao, C.-S. Chang, J.-B. Ding and P.-
      W. Wang

12:30 - 14:00: (Ball Room).
Lunch Break.
14:00 - 16:00: Session W5. (Drawing Room).
Concrete Structures II.
  Chair: Patrick Paultre

    1030
    Seismic Response of RC Columns with Strength Deterioration
      Bora Acun and Haluk Sucuoglu*

    1036
    Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns Under Reversed Cyclic
    Torsion
      Riyadh Hindi*, Benjamin Browning and Douglas Stahl

    1055
    A Displacement-Based Evaluation Approach for Analysis of Reinforced
    Concrete Buildings Infilled with Masonry Panels
      Hossein Mostafaei* and Toshimi Kabeyasawa

    1069
    On Deformation and Energy Dissipation Capacity of RC Columns in
    Flexure
      Iztok Perus, Karmen Poljansek and Peter Fajfar*

    1027
    Displacement Based Flexure-Shear Capacity Models for Bridge
    Columns Under Seismic Load
      Jae-Hoon Lee*, Seong-Hyun Ko, Jin-Ho Choi and Young Soo Chung
   1033
   Cyclic Shear Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Haunched Beams
     Arturo Tena-Colunga*, Hans Archundia-Aranda, Alejandro Grande-Vega
     and Óscar González-Cuevas

14:00 - 16:00: Session W6. (Laurier Room).
Structural Analysis III.
  Chair: Gary Searer

   1199
   On the Approximate Pushover Curves Based on Error Distribution,
   Using Multi-modal Incremental Dynamic Analysis
     Panam Zarfam* and Massood Mofid

   1052
   Seismic Simulation of Complex Structures Using Distributed Online
   Hybrid Test System
     Tao Wang*, Peng Pan, Nobuya Yoshitake and Masayoshi Nakashima

   1056
   Seismic Design & Analysis of California Academy of Science Building
   Allowing Foundation Uplift (rocking)
     Caroline Field*, Eric Ko and Larry Chambers

   1009
   Evaluation of Seismic Behavior of the Selected Buildings Located
   Close to Duzce Recording Station in Duzce, Turkey Where Two
   Subsequent Earthquakes Occurred in 1999
     Baki Ozturk*

   1096
   Probabilistic Assessment of Capacity Curves of Ductile Steel-Moment-
   Resisting-Frames Designed According to 1995 and 2005 NBCC
     W. Wang* and H.P. Hong

   1103
   Nonlinear Dynamic Behaviour of RC Tall Structures Subjected to Near-
   Fault Earthquakes Including Soil Structure Interaction
     Mohammed Naimi* and Khaled Galal

14:00 - 16:00: Session W7. (Quebec Suite).
Steel Structures II.
  Chair: Robert Tremblay

   1148
   Prediction of Seismic Damage for Beams and Joint Panels in Steel
   Moment Frames
     Seiji Mukaide*, Susumu Kuwahara and Motohide Tada
   1428
   Special Ecentrically Braced Steel Frame to Effectively Resist Seismic
   Loads
     M. Dicleli* and A. Mehta

   1350
   Design Verification of Steel Buildings with Eccentrically Braced Frames
   by Using Pushover Analyses
     Mahmood Hosseini* and Reza Rahimi

   1365
   Non-linear Time History Analysis of Refined Mesh Steel Structures
     Paul Richards* and Gary Prinz

   1381
   Seismic Response of Self-Centering Base-Rocking Steel Structures
     Lydell Wiebe, Constantin Christopoulos* and Stefano Pampanin

   1267
   Full Scale Steel Plate Shear Wall: MCEER/NCREE Phase II Tests
     Bing Qu*, Michel Bruneau, Chih-Han Lin, Keh-Chyuan Tsai and Ying-
     Cheng Lin

14:00 - 16:00: Session W8. (Macdonald Room).
Non-structural Components I.
  Chair: Simon Foo

   1011
   A New Technique for Wall-Supported OFC in Buildings
     L.M. Mak and George Yao*

   1017
   Seismic Protection of OFCs in New and Existing Buildings
     Micky Wang* and Jay Lewis

   1077
   Seismic Vulnerability of Art Objects
     Theresa Neurohr* and Ghyslaine McClure

   1078
   A Simplified Method for Seismic Analysis of Rooftop
   Telecommunication Towers
     Rola Assi* and Ghyslaine McClure

   1288
   Challenges Involved with Providing Seismic Restraint for Mechanical
   and Electrical Equipment in Buildings
     Tom Stevens*
    1184
    Spatial Response of Inelastic Torsionally Coupled Primary Secondary
    Systems
      Tarek Aziz*, Hesham Mohammed and Ahmed Gohbarah

16:00 - 16:30: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
16:30 - 17:30: Session W9. (Drawing Room).
Recent Earthquakes.
  Chair: Shamim Sheikh

    1459
    Hazard Characterization for the Kashmir (Pakistan) Earthquake of 8
    October 2005
      Sung Jig Kim* and Amr S. Elnashai

    1458
    Performance of Structures During the Kashmir (Pakistan) Earthquake
    of 8 October 2005
      Shamim A. Sheikh*

    1460
    Earthquake Design Codes for Pakistan: an Option or a Necessity
      A. Masud* and A. S. Elnashai

16:30 - 17:30: Session W10. (Laurier Room).
Seismic Risk I.
  Chair: Hanping Hong

    1187
    A Procedure for Evaluating Seismic Reliability and Implementing
    Seismic Performance-based Design
      Ricardo O. Foschi*

    1243
    Seismic Risk Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
      Solomon Tesfamariam* and Murat Saatcioglu

    1233
    Research on Management System Combined with Hard and Soft
    Measures for Seismic Disaster Risk Reduction
      Takahisa Enomoto*, Toshio Yamamoto, Mahmood Rahimian, Wen
      Yongkui, Manuel Navarro and Francisco Vidal
16:30 - 17:30: Session W11. (Quebec Suite).
Steel Structures III.
  Chair: Ashutosh Bagchi

    1417
    An Innovative Bracing Member System with Self-centering Capabilities
      Robert Tremblay*, Christopoulos Constantin, Lacerte Martin and Kim
      Hyung-Joon

    1419
    Seismic Performance of Multi-Storey Concentrically Braced Steel
    Frames Designed According to the 2005 Canadian Seismic Provisions
      Carmen Izvernari Bara, Martin Lacerte and Robert Tremblay*

    1081
    Effect of Structural Parameters on Seismic Response in Zhengzhou
    International Conference Exhibition Center
      Junchao Ren* and Qilin Zhang

16:30 - 17:30: Session W12. (Macdonald Room).
Non-structural Components II.
  Chair: Simon Foo

    1222
    Relationship Between Strong Motion and Damage to Hospitals in the
    2004 Niigata-ken Chuetsu Earthquake in Japan
      Masakatsu Miyajima*, Toshikazu Ikemoto, Nebil Achour and Jun-ichi
      Inagaki

    1079
    Impact of Changes in the NBCC 2005 Seismic Provisions on the Design
    of Restreints for OFCs and Strategic Equipment
      Rola Assi*, Ghyslaine McClure and Jean-Robert Pierre

    1361
    An Overview of A New Canadian Standard on the Seismic Risk
    Reduction of Operational and Functional Components of Buildings
      Simon Foo*, Carlos Ventura and Ghyslaine McClure



                                                Thursday June 28th, 2007

08:30 - 10:00: (Ball Room).
Plenary Session (P3).
  Chair: Ron DeVall
    1444
    Innovations in Earthquake Resistant Steel Structures
      M. Bruneau*

    1445
    Seismic Design of High-rise Concrete Buildings: A Designer’s
    Perspective
      J. Mutrie*

    1446
    A Framework for Interdisciplinary Research to Minimize Seismic
    Hazard Risk to the Society
      V. Mujumdar*


10:00 - 10:30: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
10:30 - 12:30: Session R1. (Drawing Room).
Concrete Structures III.
  Chair: Riyadh Hindi

    1161
    Flange Participation for Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Shear
    Walls
      Dan Palermo*, Alaa Abdulridha and Martin Charette

    1190
    Cyclic Behavior of Fiber-Reinforced Plasterboard with Core Concrete
    Composite Shear Walls
      Xinliang Jiang and Yan Gu*

    1210
    Cyclic Test of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Plain Bars
      Mohammad S. Marefat*, Rasool Rostam Shirazi, S.Masood Hassanzdeh
      Shirazi, Iman Ghorbani Renani and Mohammad Khanmohammadi

    1220
    Application of Fiber Element in the Assessment of Cyclic Loading
    Behavior of RC Columns
      Reza Sadjadi* and Reza Kianoush

    1172
    Parametric Study of Reinforced Concrete Interior Framed Joints
    Subjected to Seismic Loads
      Hemant S Patil*, N K Appalaraju Mullapudi and Yogesh D Patil
   1230
   Testing of Fibre Reinforced Precast Concrete Beam-Column Joints
     Nicholas Brooke* and Jason Ingham

10:30 - 12:30: Session R2. (Laurier Room).
Design Criteria, Codes & Standards I.
  Chair: Ahmed Ghobarah

   1275
   Are We Really Learning from Earthquakes? Declining Quality and
   Increasing Complexity of Modern Building Codes
     Gary Searer*, Terrence Paret, Sigmund Freeman and Joseph Valancius

   1045
   Impact of Gravity Loads on the Lateral Performance of Light Gauge
   Steel Frame / Wood Panel Shear Walls
     Katherine Hikita and Colin Rogers*

   1308
   Using Historical Data to Aid in the Evaluation of Structural Performance
   of Buildings
     Sigmund Freeman, Terrence Paret, Gary Searer*, Mahmoud Hachem and
     Una Gilmartin

   1080
   Probabilistic Study on Accidental Eccentricity in Multistory Buildings
     Jaime De-la-Colina* and Bernardino Benitez

   1094
   Reliability-Consistent Seismic Design Load Contour Maps
     H.P. Hong* and P. Hong

   1175
   Evaluation of Seismic Actions in Egyptian Loading Standards
   Compared to International Codes
     Mohamed Sobaih*, Nayer El-Esnawy and Ahmed Mohy El-Din

10:30 - 12:30: Session R3. (Quebec Suite).
Bridges II.
  Chair: Murat Dicleli

   1119
   Improving Seismic Design of Highway Bridges in Western China
     Jianping Jiang*

   1207
   Earthquake Response Analysis of RC Bridge Piers Including the Effect
   of Reair/Retrofitting
     Do Hyung Lee*, Sunghwan Yun and Taehyo Park
   1348
   Design and Construction of A Concrete Girder Bridge with Seismic
   Pins at the Top of Columns
     Marc Gerin*, Wendy Itagawa Jacks and Chris Mealing

   1168
   Seismic Response of Viaducts Supported by Hollow Box Columns with
   Nonstandard Reinforcing Details
     Tatjana Isakovic* and Matej Fischinger

   1178
   Seismic Assessment of Hollow Core Concrete Brige Piers
     M. Neaz Sheikh, Aurélie Vivier and Frédéric Légeron*

   1179
   Optimal Target Performance for Cost-Effective Seismic Design of
   Bridges
     M. Neaz Sheikh*, Frédéric Légeron and Claire Guiziou

10:30 - 12:30: Session R4. (Macdonald Room).
Passive and Active Control II.
  Chair: Kevin Wong

   1183
   Superelastic Shape Memory Alloy Damper Equipped with a Passive-
   adaptative Pre-straining Mechanism
     Patrick Terriault*, Viçenc Torra, Charles Fischer, Vladimir Brailovski and
     Antonio Isalgue

   1125
   Seismic Behaviour of Concrete Beam-Column Joints Reinforced with
   Superelastic Shape Memory Alloys
     M. Shahria Alam, Maged Youssef* and Moncef Nehdi

   1123
   Dynamic Loading Test of Hybrid Energy Dissipation System Combining
   A Hysteretic Damper and A Thin-Layered Ve Damper with A Load-
   Reducing System
     Ryota Maseki*, Hiroyuki Narihara and Yuichi Kimura

   1346
   Active Control of Asymmetric Structures Using Fuzzy Controlled ATMD
     Reza Baghaei Naeini*, Fereydoon Amini and Sholeh Forouzan

   1224
   Seismic Excited Vibration Control of Cable-stayed Bridge During
   Construction by Using TMD and ATMD
     Wen Yongkui*, Enomoto Takahisa, Sun Limin and Yamamoto Toshio

   1341
    ANN Control of Building Frames for Future Earthquakes
     Munish Kumar Bhardwaj* and Tushar Kanti Datta


12:30 - 14:00: (Ball Room).
Lunch Break.
14:00 - 16:00: Session R5. (Drawing Room).
Concrete Structures IV.
  Chair: Haluk Sucuoglu

    1370
    Comparison of Detailed and Simplified Analytical Models with Shake
    Table Test for RC Frames
      Soheil Yavari*, Wu-Wei Kuo, Kenneth J. Elwood and Chiun-lin Wu

    1318
    Seismic Shear Model for Non-linear Dynamic Analysis of Concrete
    Shear Wall Buildings
      Marc Gerin* and Perry Adebar

    1324
    Shear-flexural Behaviors of Stainless Steel Reinforced Concrete
    Columns
      Toshihiko Yamamoto* and Seiji Mizuma

    1325
    Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Buildings with Moment
    Resisting Frames Designed Using NBCC-2005
      Omar El Kafrawy and Ashutosh Bagchi*

    1314
    Seismic Shear Force Distribution in High-rise Concrete Walls
      Perry Adebar* and Babak Rad

    1305
    Behavior of FRP-Wrapped Circular Reinforced Concrete Columns
      Rami Eid*, Nathalie Roy and Patrick Paultre

14:00 - 16:00: Session R6. (Laurier Room).
Seismic Risk II.
  Chair: Lic Chouinard

    1086
    Seismic Risk Assessment of Spatially Distributed Structures
      Katsuichiro Goda* and Hanping Hong

    1111
    The Adaptation of the FEMA 154 Methodology for the Rapid Visual
    Screening of Existing Buildings in Accordance with NBCC-2005
     Amin Karbassi* and Marie-José Nollet

   1136
   Seismic Risk Scenario in Grenoble (France) Using Experimental
   Dynamic Properties of Buildings
     Clotaire Michel* and Philippe Guéguen

   1138
   Tool – Box and Indicators for Urban Risk Control and Safe
   Development
     Mark Klyachko*, Olga Lobanova and Elina Piraner

   1169
   Reliability Analysis of a Tower Structure on Randomly Variable Soil
     Pradipta Chakrabortty*, Leonard Lye and Radu Popescu

   1041
   Seismic Damage Assessment of Elementary School Buildings in Taipei,
   Taiwan
     Howard Hwang*

14:00 - 16:00: Session R7. (Quebec Suite).
Bridges III.
  Chair: Denis Mitchell

   1298
   Three-dimensional Ground Motion Scaling for Highway Bridges
     Kevin Mackie* and Bozidar Stojadinovic

   1337
   Dynamic Behavior of Aqueduct Strengthened by Inverted Triangle
   Truss During Strong Earthquake
     Syuhei Takeda*, Masaru Kitaura and Masakatsu Miyazima

   1062
   Study of the Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction of a Bridge Pier Model
   Based on Structure and Soil Measurements
     George Manos*, Vladimiros Kourtidis, Anastasios Sextos, Philippe
     Renault

   1091
   Earthquake Resistant Design of Bridge Considering Lateral Movement
     Masuji Yamada*, Yoshito Maeda, Hidetoshi Ochiai and Norikazu Iwagami

   1354
   Earthquake Response of Short to Medium Span Cable-stayed Bridges
     Benjamin Crestel* and Najib Bouaanani
    1309
    Participation Factors of the Earthquake Three Components in the
    Seismic Elastic Response of Regular Bridges
      Consuelo Gómez-Soberón* and Jorge a Acosta-Zambrano and Stavros
      Chiras

14:00 - 16:00: Session R8. (Macdonald Room).
Passive and Active Control III.
  Chair: Tarek Aziz

    1124
    Applications of Shape Memory Alloys in Earthquake Engineering
      M. Shahria Alam, Moncef Nehdi and Maged Youssef*

    1029
    Friction Dampers for Seismic Upgrade of St. Joseph Hospital - Patient
    Tower, Tacoma, Washington.
      Dihong Shao, Bharat Soli, Avtar Pall and Avtar Pall*

    1379
    Analytical Study of Using Accordion Metallic Dampers for Seismic
    Retrofitting of Buildings
      Mehrtash Motamedi* and Fariborz Nateghi-A.

    1405
    Buildings with Local Isolation System: Practicality
      Hassan Pourmohammad*, Mansour Ziyaeifar and Mohsen Ghafory-
      Ashtiany

    1434
    Influence of Friction Models on Optimal Performance of Friction
    Devices for Aseismic Design of Buildings
      Sanjaya K. Patro* and Ravi Sinha

    1415
    Robust Semi-active Control of Structures Under Mass Uncertainty
      Amir Markazi* and Sajad Hayati

16:00 - 16:30: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
16:30 - 17:30: Session R9. (Drawing Room).
Structural Analysis IV.
  Chair: Ken Elwood

    1221
    Generalized SDF System for Analysis of Concrete Rectangular Liquid
    Storage Tanks
      Jun Zheng (Jason) Chen* and Reza Kianoush
   1151
   Free Vibration Tests of a Structure Rocking on a Flexible Foundation
     Richard Henry*, Thomas Algie and Quincy Ma

   1105
   A Simplified Approach to Optimization of Seismic Response of Building
   Structures
     Rajeev Dua*

16:30 - 17:30: Session R10. (Laurier Room).
Tsunami and Post-disaster.
  Chair: Ioan Nistor

   1340
   Reconstruction of Towns and Cities After Destructive Earthquakes:
   Possibilities and Challenges Form the Urban Design Point of View
     Mahmood Hosseini and Mahmood Hosseini*

   1323
   Tsunami-Induced Hydrodynamic and Debris Flow Forces on Structural
   Elements
     Younes Nouri*, Ioan Nistor, Dan Palermo and Murat Saatcioglu

   1259
   Community Challenges Following Darb-e-Astaneh (Silakhore), Iran
   Earthquake of March 31, 2006
     Yasamin O. Izadkhah* and Mahmood Hosseini

16:30 - 17:30: Session R11. (Quebec Suite).
Earthquake Preparedness.
  Chair: Ganesh Kulkarni

   R11A
   Panel Discussion
   Christopher Tucker, Robert Lesser, Christian Rousseau, Ravi Sundararaj



16:30 - 17:30: Session R12. (Macdonald Room).
Masonry Structures.
  Chair: Don Anderson

   1053
   Modeling of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames for Dynamic
   Analysis
     Wael Abou El-Magd* and Ahmed Ghobarah
   1218
   Seismic Safety of a Historical Row House Complex Built During
   Ottoman Period
     Alper Ilki, Medine Ispir*, Cem Demir, Emre Karamuk, Fundagul As, Nejla
     Cini, Muhammet Aydin, Toponder Galip, Tulay Tulun, Nahit Kumbasar and
     Suheyl Akman.

   1363
   Study on Infill Walls with Airgap
     Suriya Prakash Shanmugam*



                                                    Friday June 29th, 2007

08:30 - 10:30: Session F1. (Drawing Room).
Concrete structures V.
  Chair: Reza Kianoush

   1383
   Seismic Performance of A Full-Size Two Storey Reinforced High-
   Performance Concrete Building: Experimental Study and Numerical
   Prediction
     Sebastien Mousseau* and Patrick Paultre

   1031
   An Experimental Study on the Behavior of Reinforced Concrete
   Coupling Elements in Wall- Dominant Sytem with Openings
     Chang-Sik Choi

   1303
   Influence of Ground Motion on Effective Flexural Stiffness of Concrete
   Walls
     Perry Adebar*, Aaron Korchinski and Terje Haukaas

   1382
   Design Confinement Reinforcement for Reinforced Concrete Columns
     Patrick Paultre*, Frédéric Légeron and Denis Mitchell

   1296
   Plastic Hinge Length of Concrete Wall Systems
     Alfredo Bohl* and Perry Adebar

08:30 - 10:30: Session F2. (Laurier Room).
Design Criteria, Codes & Standards II.
  Chair: Colin Rogers

   1327
    Seismic Design and Performance Evaluation of a Twenty-Storey Steel-
    Frame Building Based on NBCC-2005
      Md Yousuf, Md Masudul Hannan and Ashutosh Bagchi*

    1051
    Performance of Shear Wall Structures Designed by A Displacement-
    Based Design Method
      Jag Mohan Humar*, Freddy Pina and Mohammad Ghorbanie-Asl

    1416
    A Displacement-Based Perspective for the Canadian Code Seismic
    Design Spectrum
      Mahmoud Safar* and Ahmed Ghobarah

    1159
    Rapid Seismic Evaluation of Existing DND Buildings
      George Akhras*, Wenchang Li and Ganesh Kulkarni

    1209
    An Alternate Lateral Load Profile for Aseismic Design of Open Ground
    Storey Buildings
      P. Robin Davis, Devdas Menon* and a Meher Prasad

    1245
    Cyclic Strength Demand and Cyclic Physical Ductility Demand Spectra
    for Earthquake Ground Motions Induced by Subduction Type of
    Rupture Mechanism
      Otton Lara*, Vitelmo V. Bertero, Carlos E. Ventura and Jose Centeno

08:30 - 10:30: Session F3. (Quebec Suite).
Retrofit & Rehabilitation I.
  Chair: Khaled Galal

    1020
    Foundation Considerations for Seismic Retrofit of Bridges
      Sanjeev Malhotra*

    1085
    Seismic Retrofitting of Intake Tower at Lake Almanor
      Daniel Parker*, Randy James and Mohammad Aslam

    1101
    Effect of FRP-confinement Rehabilitation Pattern on the Seismic
    Performance of Nominally Ductile Existing RC Frame Structures
      Hossam El-Sokkary* and Khaled Galal

    1322
    Behaviour of Short Reinforced Concrete Columns Rehabilitated with
    External Steel Collars
      Jianhua Liu*, Robert G. Driver and Adam S. Lubell
    1016
    Seismic Retrofit of a 10-storey Condominium Building with Pall Friction
    Dampers
      Lucia Tirca*, Sol Lorenzo, Jake Estok and R. Tina Pall

    1060
    Retrofitting R/C Bridge Pier Type Cross-Sections with Partial
    Confinement Employing Carbon Fiber Reinforcing Plastics
      George C. Manos* and Vladimiros Kourtidis

08:30 - 10:30: Session F4. (Macdonald Room).
Timber Structures I.
  Chair: Hans Rainer

    1026
    Earthquake Performance of Tall Wood-frame Walls
      Marjan Popovski*, Anthony Peterson and Helmut Prion

    1312
    Seismic Behaviour of Residential Wood-frame Construction in British
    Columbia: Part I – Modeling and Validation
      Timothy White* and Carlos Ventura

    1142
    A Study on Shear Strength Evaluation Method for Mud-plastered Walls
      Masato Nakao* and Yutaka Yamazaki

    1231
    A Study on the Strong Motion Characteristic of the Wooden Dwelling
    House(Response Hysteresis Loop and Period, Equivalent Linearization)
      Chihiro Tsuda* and Kenji Miyazawa

    1076
    Direct Displacement Procedure for Performance-Based Seismic Design
    of Multistory Woodframe Structures
      David Rosowsky* and Weichiang Pang

    1066
    Towards a Performance-Based Seismic Design Philosophy for
    Woodframe Construction
      John Van De Lindt*, Andre Filiatrault, Michael Symans, David Rosowsky
      and Rachel Davidson


10:30 - 11:00: (Ball Room).
Coffee Break.
11:00 - 13:00: Session F5. (Drawing Room).
Dams and Lifelines II.
 Chair: Pierre Leger

   1254
   Modeling Impact of Lifeline Disruption on the Industrial Sector in
   Earthquake Disaster
     Nobuoto Nojima*, Hiroyuki Shiratani and Masata Sugito

   1291
   Dynamic Analysis of Gravity Dams by Finite Element Method
     Akshay Adya* and Suhasini Madhekar

   1043
   3-D Reproduction Analyses for Actual Earthquake Behaviors of
   Existing Concrete Dams
     Yoshiaki Ariga*

   1087
   Advantages and Considerations in Application of Base-Isolation to
   Substation Transformers
     Mohamad Ala Saadeghvaziri*, Navid Allahverdi, Leon Kempner and
     Bakhtiar Feizi

   1133
   Seismic Risk Assessment of Existing Lifelines for Urban Renewal
   Planning
     Takeshi Koike* and Fumio Mochizuki

   1345
   Seismic Response of Cylindrical Tanks for Oil Storage for Conditions
   of Anchored and Unanchorage.
     Carlos Cortés* and Héctor Sánchez

11:00 - 13:00: Session F6. (Laurier Room).
Fibre Reinforced Plastics.
  Chair: Amir Fam

   1426
   Experimental Study on Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Square Seismic
   Isolators
     Hamid Toopchi-Nezhad*, Michael Tait and Robert G. Drysdale

   1441
   Behaviour of Concrete Columns with FRP Shells As Confinement
   Reinforcement
     S. A. Sheikh* and C. Cui

   1443
   Ductility and Strength Associated with Confinemnt in Concrete-Filled
   FRP Tubes
     A. Z. Fam*
    1244
    Seismic Response of FRP Reinforced Concrete Buildings
      Serra Cimilli* and Murat Saatcioglu


    1440
    Concrete Filled CFRP Cylindrical Shells for Bridge Columns in Seismic
    Zones
      Rigoberto Burgueño*

    1442
    Seismic Performance of Hybrid FRP-Concrete Bridge Pier Columns and
    Bents
      Bin Li*, Yilei Shi and Amir Mirmiran and M. Saiid Saiidi

11:00 - 13:00: Session F7. (Quebec Suite).
Retrofit and Rehabilitation II.
  Chair: Daniel Parker

    1255
    Seismic Retrofitting of a 56-Story RC Tall Building Based on a
    Nonlinear Dynamic Performance Evaluation
      Siamak Epackachi*, Omid Esmaili, Mahdi Samadzad, S.Rasoul
      Mirghaderi, Mehdi Ghalibafian, Ali Asghar Taheri Behbahani and Shahram
      Vahdani

    1306
    Evaluation of Performance-Based Seismic Retrofit of Bridge Piers with
    Pseudo-Dynamic Tests
      Nathalie Roy*, Patrick Paultre and Jean Proulx

    1422
    Seismic Strengthening and Structural Health Monitoring of Portage
    Creek Bridge
      Ashutosh Bagchi, Sharlie Huffman* and Aftab A. Mufti

    1102
    Upgrading the Seismic Performance of Existing Masonry-infilled RC
    Frames Using FRP Bracings
      Hossam El-Sokkary* and Khaled Galal

    1150
    Strengthening of Brick Infilled RC Frames with CFRP Reinforcement
      Güney Özcebe* and Emre Akin

    1152
    Improving Strength and Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Columns
    Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP)
      Okan Özcan*, Güney Özcebe and Baris Binici
11:00 - 13:00: Session F8. (Macdonald Room).
Timber Structures II.
  Chair: Erol Karacabeyli

   1270
   Full-scale Collapse Shaking Table Test of Removed and Reconstructed
   House of Existing Wooden Frame Construction House
     Kenji Miyazawa*, Chihiro Tsuda, Takanori Akiyama and Hiroshi Isoda

   1313
   Seismic Behaviour of Residential Wood-frame Construction in British
   Columbia: Part II – Performance Requirements
     Timothy White* and Carlos Ventura

   1286
   Research on Seismic Resistance of Conventional Wood-frame
   Buildings
     Hans Rainer*, Chun Ni, Haijiang Cheng, Hanbo Li, Wensheng Lu, Xilin Lu
     and Erol Karacabeyli

   1261
   A Study on Vibration Characteristics of Wooden Structure Based on
   Microtremor Measurements
     Katsuhiko Kohara*, Asuka Takahashi, Noriko Nakai and Sin Toba


   1132
   Long-Term Seismic Loss Evaluation for Woodframe Structures: A
   Performance-Based Procedure
     Shiling Pei* and John W. Van De Lindt

								
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