Journals

  1. Speicher, M., DesRoches, R., and Leon, R.T.  “Experimental Results of NiTi shape memory alloy (SMA)-based beam-column connection," Engineering Structures, 33(9), 2448-2457

    , March, 2011
  2. Shafieezadeh, A., Ramanathan, K., Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R. "Fractional Order Intensity Measures For Probabilistic Seismic Demand Modeling Applied to Highway Bridges," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, DOI: 10.1002/eqe.1135

    , March, 2011
  3. Ramanathan, K., DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E. "Analytical Fragility Curves for Multispan Continuous Steel Girder Bridges in Moderate Seismic Zones," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2202, pp. 173-182

    , December, 2010 Download
  4. Mirzaefar, R., DesRoches, R., and Yavari, A. (2010). “Exact Solution for Pure Torsion of Shape Memory Alloy Bars,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol 42, No. xx, pp. 797-806

    , November, 2010 Download
  5. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R., Nilsson, E. (2010) “Regional Seismic Risk Assessment of Bridge Network in Charleston, South Carolina,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 918-933

    , July, 2010 Download
  6. Zhang, H., DesRoches, R., Yang, Z., and Liu, S. (2010). “Experimental and Analytical Studies on a Streamlined Steel Box Girder,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 66, No. 7, pp. 906-914

    , July, 2010 Download
  7. Ellingwood, B.R., Taftali, B. and DesRoches, R. (2010). “Seismic Performance of Steel Frames with Shape Memory Alloy Connections, Part II – Probabilistic Seismic Demand Assessment,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 631-645

    , June, 2010 Download
  8. Mirzaeifar, R., DesRoches, R., Yavari, A. (2011) "A combined analytical, numerical, and experimental study of shape-memory-alloy helical springs," International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 48, No. 3-4, pp. 611-624.

    , May, 2010
  9. Aygun, B., Duenas-Osorio, L., Padgett, J.E., DesRoches, R. (2010). “Efficient Longitudinal Seismic Fragility Assessment of Multi-Span Continuous Steel Bridges on Liquefiable Soils,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000131

    , May, 2010 Download
  10. Yang, C.S., Leon, R. T. and DesRoches, R. (2010). “Cyclic Behavior of Zipper Frames,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 561-582

    , May, 2010 Download
  11. DesRoches, R., Taftali, B., and Ellingwood, B.R. (2010). “Seismic Performance of Steel Frames with Shape Memory Alloy Connections, Part I – Analysis and Seismic Demands,”Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 471-486

    , May, 2010 Download
  12. Mirzaefar, R., Shakeri, M., DesRoches, R., and Yavari, A. (2010). “A Semi-Analytic Analysis of Shape Memory Alloy Thick Walled Cylinders Under Pressure,” Archive of Applied Mechanics, In Press

    , April, 2010 Download
  13. DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E., and Wright, T. (2010). “State-of-Practice Review of Seismic Retrofit Approaches in the Central and Southeastern United States,” ASCE Journal of Bridges Engineering,doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000128

    , April, 2010 Download
  14. Yang, W., DesRoches, R., and Leon, R. T. (2010). “Design and Analysis of Braced Frames with Shape Memory Alloy and Energy Absorbing Hybrid Devices,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 498-507

    , February, 2010 Download
  15. Jacobs, L., Kosbab, B., Leon, R. T., and DesRoches, R. (2010). “Seismic Behavior of Jumbo Container Crane,” Earthquake Spectra, In Press

    , January, 2010
  16. Kosbab, B., DesRoches, R., Leon, R.T. (2010). “Dynamics of Flexible Structures Exhibiting Reduced Shear Stiffness During Uplift Response,” Earthquake Engineering Structural Dynamics, In Press

    , November, 2009
  17. Kurata. M., Leon, T., R., Nakashima, M., DesRoches, R. (2010). “Experimental Study of Narrow Steel Plate Shear Wall: Vertical Boundary Element with and without Bracing.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, IAEE, In Preparation

    , October, 2009
  18. Kurata, M., Leon, T., R., DesRoches, R (2010). “Cable Bracing System with Couples Resisting Damper (CORE Damper)” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, In Press

    , October, 2009
  19. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R., and Ehlinger, R. (2009). “Experimental Response Modification Four-Span Bridge Retrofit with Smart Materials,” Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, DOI: 10.1002/stc.351

    , September, 2009 Download
  20. Speicher, M., Hodgson, D., DesRoches, R., Leon, R. T.(2009) “Shape Memory Alloy Tension/Compression Device for Seismic Retrofit of Buildings,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Performance, Vol. 18, No. 5-6, pp. 746-753

    , August, 2009 Download
  21. Padgett, J. E. and DesRoches, R. (2009). “Retrofitted Bridge Fragility Analysis for Typical Classes of Multi-Span Bridges,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 117-141

    , February, 2009 Download
  22. Eroz, M., and DesRoches, R. (2008). “Bridge Seismic Response as a Function of FPS Modeling Assumptions,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 30, No. 11, pp. 3204-3212

    , November, 2008 Download
  23. Yang, C.S., Leon, R. T., and DesRoches, R.(2008). “Pushover  Response of  Braced Frame with Suspended Zipper Struts,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering,Vol 134, No. 10, pp. 1619-1626

    , October, 2008 Download
  24. Eroz, M., White, D. and DesRoches, R. (2008). “Direct Analysis and Design of Steel Frames Accounting for Partially Restrained Column Base Conditions,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering,Vol. 134, No. 9, pp. 1508-1517

    , September, 2008 Download
  25. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R. (2008) “Methodology for the Development of Fragility Curves for Retrofitted Bridges,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 8, pp. 1157-1174

    , July, 2008 Download
  26. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R. (2008) “Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Seismic Performance Evaluation of Retrofit Measures for Typical Steel Girder Bridges,” Engineering Structures, Vol 30, No. 7, pp. 1869-1878

    , July, 2008 Download
  27. Johnson, R., Padgett, J. E., Maragakis, M. E., DesRoches, R., Saiidi, S. (2008). “Large Scale Testing of Nitinol Shape Memory Alloy Devices for Retrofit of Bridges,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol 17, No. 3

    , June, 2008 Download
  28. Padgett, J. E., Nielson, B. G. DesRoches, R.. (2008). “Selection of Optimal Intensity Measure for Use in Probabilistic Seismic Demand Models of Highway Bridge Portfolios,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol 37, No. 5, pp. 711-725

    , April, 2008 Download
  29. Yang, C.S., Leon, R. T. and DesRoches, R. (2008). “Design and Behaviorof Zipper-Braced Frames,” Engineering Structures, Vol 30, Issue 4, pp. 1092-1100

    , April, 2008 Download
  30. Andrawes, B. and DesRoches, R. (2008). “Sensitivity of Seismic Applications to Different Shape Memory Alloy Models,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 134, No. 2, pp. 173-183

    , February, 2008 Download
  31. Auricchio, F., Fugazza, D., and DesRoches, R. (2008) “Rate-dependent Thermo-mechanical Modelling of Superelastic Shape Memory Alloys for Seismic Applications,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol 19, No. 1, pp. 47-61

    , January, 2008 Download
  32. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R. (2007) “Sensitivity of Response and Fragility to Parameter Uncertainty,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 12

    , December, 2007 Download
  33. Andrawes, B. and DesRoches, R. (2007). “Comparison Between Shape Memory Alloy Restrainers and and Other Bridge Retrofit Devices,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 6

    , November, 2007 Download
  34. Tyber, J., McCormick, J., Gall, K., DesRoches, R., Maier, H., Maksoud, A. (2007). “Structural Engineering with NiTi Part I: Basic Materials Characterization,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 133, No. 9, pp. 1009-1018

    , September, 2007 Download
  35. McCormick, Tyber, J., DesRoches, R., Gall, K., and Maier, H. (2007). “Structural Engineering with NiTi Part II: Mechanical Behavior and Scaling,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 133, No. 9, pp. 1019-1029

    , September, 2007 Download
  36. Nielson, B. and DesRoches, R. (2007). “Seismic Performance Assessment of Simply Supported and Continuous Multi-Span Concrete Girder Highway Bridges,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol 12, No. 5, pp. 1-10

    , September, 2007 Download
  37. Nielson, B. and DesRoches, R (2007). “Analytical Fragility Curves for Typical Highway Bridge Classes in the Central and Southeastern United States.”  Earthquake Spectra, Vol 23, No. 3, pp. 615-633

    , August, 2007 Download
  38. Lafortune, P., McCormick, J., DesRoches, R., and Terriault, P. (2007). “Testing of Superelastic Recentering Pre-Strained Braces for Seismic Resistant Design,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 11, pp. 383-399

    , June, 2007 Download
  39. McCormick, J., DesRoches, R., Fugazza, D., Auricchio, F. (2007). “Seismic Assessment of Concentrically-Braced Steel Frames Using Shape Memory Alloy Braces,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 6

    , June, 2007 Download
  40. Nielson, B. and DesRoches, R. (2007) “Seismic Fragility Methodology for Highway Bridges Using a Component Level Approach,”  Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 823-839 

    , May, 2007 Download
  41. Padgett, J. E., and DesRoches, R. (2007). “Bridge Functionality Relationships for Improved Seismic Risk Assessment of Transportation Networks,” Earthquake Spectra,Vol 23, No. 1, pp. 115-130

    , February, 2007 Download
  42. Auricchio, F., Fugazza, D., and DesRoches, R. (2007) “A 1D Constitutive Model for Superelastic Shape Memory Alloys: Formulation and Comparison with Experimental Data,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol 16 (1), S39-S50

    , February, 2007 Download
  43. Andrawes, B. and DesRoches, R. (2007). “Effect of Ambient Temperature on the Hinge Openings in Bridges with Shape Memory Alloy Seismic Restrainers,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 29, pp. 2294-2301

    , January, 2007 Download
  44. Andrawes, B. and DesRoches, R. (2007). “Effect of Hysterestic Properties of Shape Memory Alloys on the Seismic Performance of Structures,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring Journal, Vol 14, pp. 301-320

    , January, 2007 Download
  45. Nielson, B. and DesRoches, R. (2006). “Influence of Modeling Assumptions on the Seismic Response of Multi-Span Simply Supported Steel Girder Bridges in Moderate Seismic Zones,” Engineering Structures, Vol 28., No. 8, pp. 1083-1092

    , July, 2006 Download
  46. McCormick, J., DesRoches, R., Fugazza, D., and Auricchio, F. (2006). “Seismic Vibration Control Using Superelastic Shape Memory Alloys,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol 128, No. 3., pp. 294-301

    , July, 2006 Download
  47. Auricchio, F., Fugazza, D., and DesRoches, R. (2006) “Numerical and Experimental Evaluation of the Damping Properties of Shape Memory Alloys,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 128, No. 3, pp. 312-319

    , July, 2006 Download
  48. Muthukumar, S. and DesRoches, R. (2006) “A Hertz Contact Model with Nonlinear Damping for Pounding Simulations,” Earthquake Engineering Structural Dynamics, Vol 35, No. 7, pp 811-828

    , June, 2006 Download
  49. Muthukumar, S. and DesRoches, R. (2005) “Effect of Frame Restoring Force Characteristics on the Pounding Response of Multiple-Frame Bridges,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 21, No. 4 pp. 1113-1135

    , November, 2005 Download
  50. Andrawes, B. and DesRoches, R. (2005). “Unseating Prevention for Multiple Frame Bridges Using Superelastic Restrainers,” Smart Materials and Structures,Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 60-67

    , June, 2005 Download
  51. DesRoches, R., Choi, E., Leon, R. T., Aschheim, M., Dyke, S. T. (2004). "Seismic Response of Multi-Span Steel Bridges in Mid-America: Part I: As-Built Response," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 1-9

    , September, 2004 Download
  52. DesRoches, R., Choi, E., Leon, R. T., Pfeifer, T. (2004). "Seismic Response of Multi-Span Steel Bridges in Mid-America: Part II: Retrofitted," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 10-17

    , September, 2004 Download
  53. DesRoches, R. and Muthukumar, S. (2004). “Implications of Seismic Pounding on the Longitudinal Response of Multi-Span Bridges – An Analytical Perspective,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Vibration, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 57-65

    , June, 2004 Download
  54. Ocel, J., DesRoches, R., Leon, R. T., Krumme, R., Hayes, J.R., and Sweeney, S. (2004). “Steel Beam-Column Connections Using Shape Memory Alloys,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 5, pp. 732-740

    , May, 2004 Download
  55. DesRoches, R. McCormick, J., and Delemont, M. A. (2004). “Cyclical Properties of Superelastic Shape Memory Alloys,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 1, pp. 38-46

    , January, 2004 Download
  56. Choi, E., DesRoches, R., and Nielson, B. (2004). “Seismic Fragility of Typical Bridges in Moderate Seismic Zones,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 187-199

    , January, 2004 Download
  57. DesRoches, R. and Smith, B. (2003). “Shape Memory Alloys in Seismic Resistant Design and Retrofit: A Critical Assessment of the Potential and Limitations,Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 1-15

    , September, 2003 Download
  58. DesRoches, R. and Muthukumar, S (2002). "Effect of Pounding and Restrainers on the Response of Multiple-Frame Bridges," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 128, No. 7, pp. 860-869

    , July, 2002 Download
  59. DesRoches, R. and Delemont, M. (2002). "Seismic Retrofit of Simply Supported Bridges Using Shape Memory Alloys," Engineering Structures, Vol. 24, pp. 325-333

    , January, 2002 Download
  60. DesRoches, R. and Fenves, G. L. (2001). "Simplified Restrainer Design Procedure for Multi-Span Bridges,", Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 551-567

    , November, 2001 Download
  61. DesRoches, R. and Fenves, G. L. (2000). "Design of Seismic Cable Hinge Restrainers for Bridges," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 4, pp. 500-509

    , April, 2000 Download
  62. DesRoches, R. and Fenves, G. L. (1997) “Evaluation of Recorded Earthquake Response of Curved Highway Bridge,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 13, No. 3

    , August, 1997 Download
  63. Xu, M., Crittenden, J.; Chen, Y.; Thomas, V.; Noonan, D.; DesRoches, R.; Brown, M.; French, S. (2010). “Gigaton Problems Need Gigaton Solutions,” Environmental Science and Technology.  Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 4037-4041, 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es903306e

  64. Hite, M., DesRoches, R., and Leon, R. T. (2008). “Full-Scale Test of Bridge Steel Pedestals,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 483-491, September-October, 2008

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  65. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R., Nielson, B. G., Yashinsky, M. Kwon, O.S., Burdette, N., and Tavera, E. (2008). “Bridge Damage and Repairs from Hurricane Katrina,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 6-14, January/February, 2008

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  66. Auricchio, D., Fugazza, D., and DesRoches, R.. (2006). “Earthquake Performance of Steel Frames with Nitinol Braces,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol 10, 1, pp. 45-66, 2006

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  67. DesRoches, R., Pfeifer, T., Leon, R. T., and Lam, T. (2003). "Full-Scale Testing of Cable Restrainer Retrofit for Simply Supported Bridges," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 4, July/Aug 2003

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