SILVIA MAZZONI, PhD

Structural & Earthquake Engineering Consultant

Project Scientist @ UCLA

silviamazzoni@yahoo.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/silviamazzoni

Expertise

  • Site-Specific Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis, elastic & inelastic

  • Ground Motion Selection, Scaling and Modification

  • Design and implementation of Probabilistic Seismic-Hazard Analysis Tools

  • Numerical Simulation using OpenSees

  • Finite-Element Modeling of Soil-Structure Interaction

  • Development of Simulation Tools using OpenSees

  • Training Boot Camp for OpenSees Users

  • Development of Data-Management Tools

  • Reinforced-Concrete Analysis & Design

  • Technical Training: Silvia's Brainery -- https://courses.silviasbrainery.com/

Education

1997           Ph.D. in Civil Engineering.  University of California, Berkeley.

Thesis Title:     Design and Response of Lower-Level Beam-Column Joints in Ductile Reinforced-Concrete Double-Deck Bridge Frames.

Major Field:     Seismic Design of Reinforced-Concrete Structures.

Minor Fields:   Structural Dynamics, Mathematics

Advisor:           Jack P. Moehle.

1992           Master of Science in Civil Engineering.  University of California, Berkeley.

Thesis Title:     Cyclic Response of Reinforced-Concrete Beam-Column Knee Joints.

Advisor:           Jack P. Moehle, Christopher R. Thewalt.

1990           Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering, Magna Cum Laude. UC San Diego.

 

Honors and Awards

1992-1995 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

1990           Faculty Mentor Program Scholarship. University of California, San Diego.

1989-1990 Structural Engineering Association of San Diego (SEAoSD) Scholarship.

1986           Society of Women in Engineering Recognition Award.

 

Professional Summary

2019-Present     Lecturer. University of California, Los Angeles

2018-Present     Project Scientist. University of California, Los Angeles

2013-Present     Structural & Earthquake Engineering Consultant. Self-employed.

2015-2018         Project Scientist. University of California, Berkeley

2010-2013         Associate Principal. New Technologies Group, Degenkolb Engineers

1999-2010         Assistant Research Engineer. University of California, Berkeley

2001                 Lecturer. University of California, Berkeley

1999-2000         Post-Doctoral Researcher. University of California, Los Angeles

1999                 Lecturer. University of California, Los Angeles

1997-1999         Staff Engineer.  Seismic Engineering Group, Dames & Moore, Inc. 

1997-1999         Post-Doctoral Researcher. University of California, Berkeley

1991-1997         Graduate Student Researcher. University of California, Berkeley

1989-1990         Engineering Aide. University of California, San Diego

 

 

Relevant Projects

  • 2016-pres    UC Berkeley/UCLA, PEER-CEA Wood-Frame Project. Technical lead of ground-motion selection working group. Select suites of ground motions for numerical and physical simulation. The selection is based on performing probabilistic seismic hazard analysis and ground-motion selection and scaling.

  • 2016-pres    UC Berkeley/UCLA, NGAsubduction. Provide support in the assembly of a global subduction ground-motion database. Selection and public release of initial subset of representative ground motions.

  • 2015-2017   UC Berkeley, iEEE. Propose target spectra for input motions for shake-table    testing for equipment certification in subduction zones.

  • 2017          SAGE Engineers. Provide targets for ground-motion modification applying the Mean-Spectrum Method of ground-motion modification developed by Silvia Mazzoni & Mark Sinclair at Degenkolb Engineers.

  • 2014-2017   Applied Technology Council. ATC-114 Working-Group Member. Development of Guidelines for Nonlinear Response-History Analysis of Steel Buildings.

  • 2014-2016   Degenkolb Engineers. ABAQUS finite-element analysis of pipeline subjected to landslide – develop a 2D Plane-Strain model to determine the effect of multiple-pipe-soil interaction as well as a 3D model of pipeline, soil and landslide scenarios.

  • 2015           Norm Abrahamson. Develop computational tools for the Conditional-Mean Spectra, Deaggregation, Hazard Curves and Uniform-Hazard spectra for a large portfolio of hard-rock sites. 

  • 2013-2015   UC Berkeley. PEER On-Line Ground-Motion Database Tool – NGA-West2, NGA-East, Synthetic-Motions Generator and continual updates and maintenance.

  • 2014           WRK Engineers. Ground-motion selection and modification for the seismic evaluation of electrical substations. Review of Seismic-Hazard analysis

  • 2013           Applied Technology Council. ATC-99 Project Review Panel

  • 2010-2011   Applied Technology Council. ATC-83 Working-Group Member. Improved Procedures for Characterizing and Modeling Soil-Structure Interaction for Performance-Based Engineering

 

Research Appointments

  • 2018-pres.   Project Scientist. University of California, Los Angeles. Research scientist and consultant on numerous earthquake engineering research projects.

  • 2015-2018   Project Scientist. University of California, Berkeley. Research scientist and consultant on numerous earthquake engineering research projects.

  • 2014-2017   Member of Technical Team – ATC Project 114. Nonlinear Analysis Guidelines for Steel Moment Frames. Development of analysis guidelines. This work is also in collaboration with the team developing Nonlinear Analysis Guidelines for Reinforced-concrete Moment Frames.

  • 2005-2010   Assistant Research Engineer – OpenSees/NEESit User Support Manager. As a member of the OpenSees development team, provide technical support to users of OpenSees, a software framework for developing applications to simulate the performance of structural and geotechnical systems subjected to earthquakes. Develop and update user technical manuals for OpenSees. University of California, Berkeley. Principal Investigator: Professor Gregory L. Fenves

  • 2004-2005   Assistant Research Engineer. nees@berkeley Hybrid Simulation Facility. Experimental Setup and Execution Support. http://nees.berkeley.edu web site. University of California, Berkeley Principal Investigator: Nicholas Sitar.

  • 2000-2004   Assistant Research Engineer. Involved in several research projects on analytical studies on the seismic response of bridge structures. Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley. Principal Investigator: Professor Gregory L. Fenves. Projects:

  • Member of the development team for OpenSees: User Support and documentation

  • NEES Collaborative Research Project: User Support      

  • 1999-2000   Post-Doctoral Researcher with Professor John W. Wallace on an analytical study of the seismic response of long-span bridges to near-field ground motions. Project Sponsor: CUREe and Kajima Corporation. University of California, Los Angeles.

  • 1997-1999   Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher with Professor Gregory L. Fenves on an analytical study towards a consistent linearization procedure to model the response of nonlinear bridge frames subjected to seismic excitation.  The goal of the program was to develop a comprehensive analysis and design methodology. Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1992-1997   Graduate Student Researcher. Experimental research on the seismic response of beam-column joints in reinforced concrete double-deck bridge structures.  Research included design and construction of test specimens, the instrumentation system and the loading apparatus.  Collection and analysis of test data.  Project sponsored by the California Department of Transportation and the National Science Foundation, under the supervision of Professor Jack P. Moehle.  University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1991-1992   Graduate Student Researcher.  Experimental research on the seismic performance of a retrofit concept for a double-deck reinforced concrete viaduct.  The task focused on the design and implementation of the loading system.  Project sponsored by the California Department of Transportation.  Collaboration with F. Zayati, under the supervision of Professors Jack P. Moehle and Stephen A. Mahin.  University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1991           Graduate Student Researcher.  Development of a report based on experiments performed to study the seismic response of reinforced concrete beam-column knee joints.  Project sponsored by the California Department of Transportation, under the supervision of Jack P. Moehle and Christopher R. Thewalt.  University of California, Berkeley.  

  • 1990           Engineering Aide to Professor Frieder Seible. Development of a graphics post-processor for an educational finite element analysis program (CALSD).  The task included design and development of the post-processor in FORTRAN.  Project sponsored by the National Science Foundation.  University of California, San Diego.

  • 1990           Engineering Aide to Professor M.J. Nigel Priestley. Experimental research on the seismic response of bridge columns retrofitted using high-strength prestressed wire wrap. The task involved instrumentation and testing of three 1/3-scale bridge columns.  The collected data was analyzed an reported on.  Project sponsored by VSL Corporation and the UCSD Faculty Mentor Program. University of California, San Diego.

  • 1989           Engineering Aide at the Charles Lee Powell Structural Systems Laboratory. Assisted in the assembly of a large shaking table. University of California, San Diego.

 

Industry Appointments

  • 2013-pres    Structural & Earthquake Engineering Consultant. Consultant on engineering projects as well as research & development projects. Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis, ground-motions selection and modification. State-of-the-art nonlinear response-history analysis. Development of simulation and data-management tools for earthquake-engineering applications. Technical training.

  • 2012-2013   Associate Principal. New Technologies Group, Degenkolb Engineers. Continued development and implementation of new technologies as well as supervised and trained staff engineers. Represented the firm on various NEES, PEER, and ATC projects and committees nationally and internationally.

  • 2010-2012   Structural Consultant. New Technologies Group, Degenkolb Engineers. Researched, developed and implemented new technologies into structural design and evaluation projects. The work focused on implementing ground motion estimation capabilities, which include probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA) as well as time history selection and modification. Developed a HazUS application to calculate the probability of collapse of hospital buildings. This risk-analysis tool has been used for dozens of hospitals eligible for reevaluation in compliance with Senate Bill 1953. She further expanded the tool to calculate median damage estimates. Led the firm’s effort to bring soil-foundation-interaction analysis and advanced foundation modeling to the main stream of structural-engineering practice. Represented the firm on various NEES, PEER, and ATC projects and committees nationally and internationally.

  • 2000           Engineering Consultant.  Independent consultant on earthquake-engineering projects.

  • 1997-1999   Staff Engineer.  Seismic Engineering Group, Dames & Moore, Inc.  San Francisco, California.  Projects include probabilistic seismic-hazard analysis and seismic evaluation.

 

Teaching Appointments

  • 2019-2020 Lecturer. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.  UC Los Angeles:

    • Fall 2019,2020:                   Structural Dynamics.

  • 2001-2002   Lecturer. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. UC Berkeley:

    • Spring 2002:             Reinforced Concrete Design.

    • Spring 2001:             Engineering Mechanics I.

  • 1999 Lecturer. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.  UC Los Angeles:

    • Fall 1999:                   Structural Dynamics.

    • Summer 1999:           Introduction to Mechanics of Deformable Bodies.    

    • Spring 1999:             Reinforced Concrete Structures Laboratory.

  • 1991-1996 Graduate Student Instructor.  Course: Reinforced Concrete Structures, graduate course.  Professor Jack P. Moehle. University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1990 Reader / Teaching Assistant.  Course:  Mechanics of Materials, undergraduate/ upper-division course.  University of California, San Diego.  University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1989 Reader / Teaching Assistant.  Course:  Introduction to Statics, undergraduate/ upper-division course. University of California, San Diego.

 

Software/Tool Development

  • SCEC BroadBand Ground-Motion Portal on DesignSAFE-CI Develop a portal on the NHERI DesignSAFE-CI Jupyter Notebook platform to access ground-motion records developed by the SCEC Broadband Platform.

  • Stochastic Simulations On-line Ground-Motion Database Tool Extend the NGA-West2 tool capabilities to generate synthetic near-field ground motions – in progress

  • PEER NGA-East On-line Ground-Motion Database Tool Extend the NGA-West2 tool to include, separately, the NGA-East (Central & Eastern North America) Database – (ngawest2.berkeley.edu)

  • PEER NGA-West2 On-line Ground-Motion Database Tool Update to the 2010 on-line tool. The update includes: change in data-management framework from Matlab to mySQL, implementation of NGA-West2 GMPEs, inclusion of NGA-West2 data files, improvement to user interface. (ngawest2.berkeley.edu)

  • eSEES Real-time graphical and scripting user interface for OpenSees for the numerical simulation of structural systems.

  • seismiGMM Ground-Motion Management Software which uses OpenSees. Compute elastic and inelastic spectra with a variety of hysteretic models. Creates input files to run RSPmatch for ground-motion modification.

  • Microsoft Access Developed Database tools with integrated graphical user interface using queries, forms, reports and VisualBasic.

  • Regional-Seismicity Tool

  • NGAWest-2 Ground-Motion Selection & Modification

 

 

Administrative Appointments

  • 2001-2004   Project Manager for the design, construction, and implementation of a Reconfigurable Reaction Wall-Based Earthquake Simulator Facility at the University of California, Berkeley.  This facility is designed to support the development of hybrid testing methods that integrate physical and numerical simulation. The facility is part of the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) sponsored by the National Science Foundation. University of California, Berkeley. Principal Investigator: Jack P. Moehle

  • 1996-1997   Acting Project Coordinator for the Structural Analysis and Design and Protective Systems Research Programs.  Coordinate the research programs funded by the California Department of Transportation at the Earthquake Engineering Research Center, in collaboration with Professors Jack P. Moehle, Stephen A. Mahin and Gregory L. Fenves.  Coordinator tasks include acting as liaison between the Project Manager at Caltrans and the researchers, scheduling of Principal Investigator meetings, bi-weekly seminars and development and maintenance of an informational site on the World Wide Web. University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1997-1997   System Administrator for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Network.  Earthquake Engineering Research Center.  Installation and maintenance of PC workstation facilities. Administration of network and software. University of California, Berkeley.

  • 1989-1990   Student Tutor Coordinator.  Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services. This position involved an initial training period. Throughout the year, the student tutor coordinator is responsible for recruiting, hiring and training of new instructors.  The student coordinator acts as a liaison between the tutorial program and the Physics Department's faculty. University of California, San Diego.

 

Earthquake Reconnaissance

2017                 Central-Italy Earthquake Sequence, Recon 2, Italy. EERI Team Leader

2016                 Amatrice Earthquake, Italy. EERI Team Leader

2010                 El Mayor Cucapah Earthquake, Mexico. Degenkolb Engineers

2009                 L’Aquila Earthquake, Italy. Degenkolb Engineers

1994                 Northridge Earthquake. UC Berkeley Graduate Student Team

 

Professional Committees

2015-2016         SEAoNC, Co-Chair. Seismology Committee

2013-2017         SEAoNC, Chair. Ground Motion Submcommittee

2014-2015         SEAoNC, vice-chair. Seismology Committee

2012-2013         PEER NGA-West 2. Member of Project Review Panel

2011-2013         BSSC Issue Team #4 on Response History Analysis. Working-group member

 

 

Selected Bibliography

Refereed Articles:

  • S. Mazzoni, G. Castori, C. Galasso, P. Calvi, R. Dreyer, E. Fischer, A. Fulco, L. Sorrentino, J. Wilson, A. Penna, and G. Magenes “2016–2017 Central Italy Earthquake Sequence: Seismic Retrofit Policy and Effectiveness.” Earthquake Spectra: November 2018, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 1671-1691.

  • J.P. Stewart, P. Zimmaro, G. Lanzo, S. Mazzoni, E. Ausilio, F. Aversa, F. Bozzoni, R. Cairo, M.C. Capatti, M. Castiglia, F. Chiabrando, A. Chiaradonna, A. d'Onofrio, S. Dashti, R. De Risi, F. de Silva, F. della Pasqua, F. Dezi, A. Di Domenica, F. Di Sarno, M.G. Durante, E. Falcucci, S. Foti, K. W. Franke, F. Galadini, S. Giallini, S. Gori, R. E. Kayen, T. Kishida, A. Lingua, B. Lingwall, M. Mucciacciaro, A. Pagliaroli, F. Passeri, P. Pelekis, A. Pizzi, B. Reimschiissel, A. Santo, F Santucci de Magistris, G. Scasserra, A. Sextos, S. Sica, F. Silvestri, A. L. Simonelli, A. Spanò, P. Tommasi, and G. Tropeano (2018) “Reconnaissance of 2016 Central Italy Earthquake Sequence.” Earthquake Spectra: November 2018, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 1547-1555.

  • S. Mazzoni, J.P. Moehle. “Seismic Response of Beam-Column Connections in Double-Deck Reinforced-Concrete Bridge Frames.” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 98 No. 3 May-June 2001, pp. 259-269.

  • S. Mazzoni, F. Zayati, J.P. Moehle, S.A. Mahin.  “Seismic response of reinforced concrete double‑deck bridge structures.” SP‑187‑11, Seismic Response of Concrete Bridges, ACI International, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 1999, pp. 235‑254.

Technical Reports:

  • Applied Technology Council "Guidelines for Nonlinear Structural Analysis for Design of Buildings Part I – General" NIST GCR 17-917-46v1, 2017. https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.GCR.17-917-46v1

  • Applied Technology Council "Guidelines for Nonlinear Structural Analysis for Design of Buildings Part IIa - Steel Moment Frames" NIST GCR 17-917-46v2, 2017. https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.GCR.17-917-46v2

  • Applied Technology Council "Guidelines for Nonlinear Structural Analysis for Design of Buildings Part IIb - Reinforced Concrete Moment Frames" NIST GCR 17-917-46v3, 2017. https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.GCR.17-917-46v3

  • S. Mazzoni, F. McKenna, G.L. Fenves, “Getting Started with OpenSees” Technical Report NEESgrid 2004-21. September 2004.

  • S. Mazzoni, G.L. Fenves, J.B. Smith. “Effect of Local Deformations on Lateral Response of Bridge Frames.” Final Report to California Department of Transportation, Contract No. 59A0201. April 2004.

  • S. Lermitte, S. Mazzoni, J.W. Wallace, A. Yamada, Y Murayama. “Structural Design Implications of Near-Field Ground Motions.” Response of Long-Span Highway Overpasses. Kajima-CUREe Research Project Report 1999.12. December 1999.

  • J.P. Moehle, editor.  “Preliminary Report on the Seismological and Engineering Aspects of the January 17, 1994 Northridge Earthquake.  Preliminary Findings from Field Investigations by a Team from the University of California, Berkeley Immediately Following the Earthquake.” Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Report No. UCB/EERC-94/01, University of California, Berkeley.  January 1994.

  • S. Mazzoni, J.P. Moehle, C.R. Thewalt.  “Cyclic Response of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Knee Joints.” Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Report No. UCB/EERC-91/14, University of California, Berkeley.  October 1991.

Conference Papers:

  • S. Mazzoni, Y. Bozorgnia, N.A. Abrahamson "Evaluation of the shape of IEEE-693 response spectra for subduction and crustal earthquakes." Proceedings, 16th World Conference on Earthquake, Santiago Chile. January 9-13 2017

  • S. Mazzoni "Seismicae -- a Computer-Aided Engineering Tool for Performance and Risk Assessment of Building Structures Through Numerical Simulation Using Opensees." Proceedings, 16th World Conference on Earthquake, Santiago Chile. January 9-13 2017

  • S. Mazzoni, N.A. Abrahamson "Evaluation of Ground-Motion Selection & Modification Methods Using Inelastic-Response Hazard Curves." Proceedings, 16th World Conference on Earthquake, Santiago Chile. January 9-13 2017

  • M. Hachem, K. Newman, S. Mazzoni "Innovative Retrofit of Three Large Diameter Landslide-Crossing Pipelines Using Earthquake Resistant Pipe." Proceedings, 16th World Conference on Earthquake, Santiago Chile. January 9-13 2017

  • C. Haselton, G Deierlein, S. Bono, W. Ghannoum, M. Hachem, J. Malley, J. Hooper, D. Lignos, S. Mazzoni, S. Pujol, Santiago, C.M. Uang, A. Hortascu, V. Cedillos. (2016). Guidelines on Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Steel and Concrete Moment Frames. June 2016.

  • T. Kishida, S. Wang, S. Mazzoni, C. Markam, Y. Lu, Y. Bozorgnia, S. Mahin, J. Bray, M.; Panagiotou, J.P. Stewart, R.B. Darragh, N.A. Abrahamson, J.C. Hollenback, C. Gutierrez, B. Chiou, S. Muin, D.S. Dreger. "Seismology and Earthquake Ground Motions of the August 24, 2014 M6 South Napa Earthquake.” American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014, #S33F-4916

  • S. Mazzoni, M. Sinclair. "Modeling of Nonlinear Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction in Response History Analysis-An Existing-Building Evaluation Case Study." Structures Congress 2013, pp.2962-2970

  • S. Mazzoni, M. Sinclair, M. “Modeling of Nonlinear Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction in Response History Analysis - An Existing-Building Evaluation Case Study”. Proceedings, ASCE Structures Congress and Exhibition. March 29-31, 2012. Chicago, Illinois. pp. 1685-1696.

  • S. Mazzoni, M. Hachem, M. Sinclair “Ground Motion Selection and Modification for use in Nonlinear Response History Analysis, an improved code-compliant approach”. Proceedings, 15 World Conference in Earthquake Engineering. Lisboa 2012.

  • M.J. Givens, J.P. Stewart, C.B. Haselton, S. Mazzoni, “Assessment of soil-structure interaction modeling strategies for response history analysis of buildings”. Proceedings, 15 World Conference in Earthquake Engineering. Lisboa 2012.

  • S. Mazzoni, K. Kalsi, M. Sinclair, M. Hachem “Implementation of Site-Specific Seismic Hazard Analysis and Ground Motion Selection and Modification for Use in Nonlinear Response History Analysis”. Proceedings, ASCE Structures Congress and Exhibition. March 29-31, 2012. Chicago, Illinois. pp. 1685-1696.

  • S. Mazzoni, K. Kalsi, M. Sinclair, M. Hachem “Implementation of Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction in Nonlinear Response History Analysis—A Design Case Study”. Proceedings, ASCE Structures Congress and Exhibition. March 29-31, 2012. Chicago, Illinois. pp. 1698-1708.

  • S. Mazzoni, G.L. Fenves “Flexibility of Beam-Column Connections in RC Frames – Joint Shear & Bar Elongation/Slip”. Proceedings, ASCE Structures Congress and Exhibition. May 28-31, 2003. Seattle.

  • S. Mazzoni, J.B. Smith, G.L. Fenves “Effects of Local Deformations on the Seismic Response of Bridge Structures”. Proceedings, 6th Caltrans Seismic Research Workshop, June 12 -13, 2001, Sacramento, California.

  • S. Mazzoni, G.L. Fenves “Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Statically-Indeterminate Bridge Piers.” Proceedings, 12th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering. New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, Upper Hutt, New Zealand, 2000, Paper No. 1851.

  • S. Mazzoni, J.P. Moehle, S.A. Mahin. “Experimental Study of the Seismic Response of Beam-Column Joints in Reinforced Concrete Double-Deck Bridge Structures.”  Proceedings, 4th Caltrans Seismic Research Workshop.  Sacramento, California, July 1996.

  • S. Mazzoni.  “Experimental Observations on the Seismic Response of Beam-Column Joints in Reinforced concrete Double-Deck Bridge Structures.”  Proceedings, 11th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering.  Acapulco, Mexico, June 1996.

  • S. Mazzoni, J.P. Moehle, S.A. Mahin.  “Seismic Response of Beam-Column Joints in Reinforced concrete Double-Deck Bridge Structures.”  Proceedings, National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways. San Diego, California, December 1995.

  • S. Mazzoni, F. Zayati, J.P. Moehle, S.A. Mahin.  “Seismic Response of RC Double-Deck Freeway Structures.”  Proceedings, 4th U.S. Conference on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering.  San Francisco, California, August 1995. pp. 424-431.

  • F. Zayati, S.A. Mahin, S. Mazzoni.  “Evaluation of a Seismic Retrofit Concept for Double Deck Viaduct.”  Proceedings, Second Annual Seismic Research Workshop, Caltrans Division of Structures.  March 16-18, 1993.

  • F. Zayati, S.A. Mahin, S. Mazzoni, J.P. Moehle, C.R. Thewalt.  “Evaluation of a Seismic Retrofit Concept for Double Deck Viaduct.”  Proceedings, 3rd NSF Workshop on Bridge Engineering Research in Progress.  La Jolla, California. November 16 and 17, 1992.

  • S.A. Mahin, F. Zayati, S. Mazzoni, R. Boroschek.  “Evaluation of the Seismic Performance of Retrofit Concepts for Double Deck Reinforced Concrete Viaducts.”  Seminar Proceedings, Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges.  Berkeley, California. June 1992.

Educational and Research Media:

  • S. Mazzoni, F. McKenna, G.L. Fenves “BuildingTcl & BuildingTclViewer – A library of Tcl/Tk script and graphical user interface for real-time numerical simulation of building frames using OpenSees.” http://neesforge.nees.org/. June 2008.

  • S. Mazzoni, F. McKenna, G.L. Fenves “OpenSees -- Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulation – Examples Manual.” Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center.  University of California, Berkeley. December 2006. http://opensees.berkeley.edu/OpenSees/manuals/ExamplesManual/HTML/index.html

  • S. Mazzoni, F. McKenna, M.H. Scott, G.L. Fenves “OpenSees -- Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulation – Command Language Manual.” Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center.  University of California, Berkeley. January 2002 http://opensees.berkeley.edu/OpenSees/manuals/usermanual/index.html.

  • F. Seible, A. Kurkchubasche, S. Mazzoni. “CALSD, Instructional Computer Programs for Structural Engineering.  User Information Manual.” University of California, San Diego.  January 1991.

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