National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, April 10, 1997


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Page 59 - And distinguished members of the subcommittee, thank you very much for the opportunity to testify on the shipbuilding program in the fiscal year 2003 budget.
Page 28 - December 1, 1994, standards for assessing and enhancing the seismic safety of existing buildings constructed for or leased by the Federal Government which were designed and constructed without adequate seismic design and construction standards.
Page 12 - Geological Survey (USGS), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)— to establish a comprehensive federal program.
Page 20 - Executive Order 12699, Seismic Safety of Federal and Federally Assisted or Regulated New Building Construction, covers the new construction portion of the Act.
Page 33 - UJNR has: held 21 annual technical meetings for prompt exchange of research findings conducted 30 workshops and conferences, on topics such as repair and retrofit of structures, involving leading US and Japanese researchers and practitioners. conducted cooperative post earthquake investigations. provided access for US researchers to unique Japanese facilities. organized cooperative research programs on steel, concrete and masonry structures. o International Council on Building Research, Studies and...
Page 58 - I would be happy to answer any questions the Subcommittee might have . Thank you . Mr.
Page 41 - NISTIR 5944, Gaithersburg, MD. Kunnath, SK., 1995, "Enhancements to Program IDARC: Modeling Inelastic Behavior of Welded Connections in Steel Moment-Resisting Frames." NIST OCR 95-673, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD. Luco, N, and Cornell, CA, 1997, "Numerical Example of the Proposed SAC Procedure for Assessing the Annual Exceedance Probabilities of Specified Drift Demands and of Drift Capacity.
Page 19 - to provide technical leadership for the Nation's measurement and standards infrastructure, and assure the availability of essential reference data and measurement capabilities.
Page 45 - Acting Deputy Director National Institute of Standards & Technology Robert E. Hebner received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Missouri in 1971. He joined what was then the National Bureau of Standards as a presidential intern. Since that time he has advanced through increasingly responsible positions and is currently Acting Deputy Director of NIST. His activities with other agencies have included assignments at the Office of Management and Budget, at Sandia National Laboratories, and...
Page 45 - ... president of the Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. In addition, he has served on numerous technical committees which develop voluntary standards for the electric utility industry. Dr. Hebner is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society, and is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The awards that he has received include the US Department of...

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