Publications

 

Design Examples / Chapters in Books

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (2016) “5.7 Special Plate Shear Walls Examples” To appear in the AISC Seismic Manual 3rd Edition
  • ICC/SEAOC (2013) “Design Example 4 – Steel Plate Shear Walls” 2012 IBC Structural / Seismic Design Manual, Volume 3 Structural Engineers Association of California, Sacramento, California
  • ICC/SEAOC (2012) “Design Example 4 – Steel Plate Shear Walls” 2009 IBC Structural / Seismic Design Manual, Volume 3 Structural Engineers Association of California, Sacramento, California
  • ICC/SEAOC (2006) “Design Example 4 – Steel Plate Shear Walls” 2006 IBC Structural / Seismic Design Manual, Volume 3 Structural Engineers Association of California, Sacramento, California

 

Refereed Papers in Journals

 

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Schafer, B.W., Ayhan, D., Leng, J., Liu, P., Padilla-Llano, D., Peterman, K.D., Stehman, M., Buonopane, S.G., Eatherton, M., Madsen, R., Manley, B., Moen, C.D., Nakata, N., Rogers, C., and Yu, C. (2014) The CFS-NEES Effort: Advanceing Cold-Formed Steel Earthquake Engineering” Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Abbas, E.K., Eatherton, M.R. (2014) “Test Method for Evaluating the Effect of Artifacts on Seismic Behavior of Moment Frames” Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Eatherton, M.R., Hajjar, J.F., and Deierlein, G.G. (2014) “Application of Hybrid Simulation for Evaluating Design of a Rocking Steel Frame System” Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Eatherton, M.R., Fahnestock, L.A., and Miller, D.J. (2014) “Self-Centering Buckling Restrained Brace Development and Application for Seismic Response Mitigation” Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Eatherton, M.R., and Naga, P. (2012) “Analyzing the Effect of Moving Resonance on Seismic Response of Structures Using Wavelet Transforms” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Beavers, J.E., Eatherton, M.R., Gilsanz, R.E., Ricles, J.M., and Lin, Y.C. (2012) “The August 23, 2011, 5.8 Virginia Earthquake in the Eastern United States – An Engineering Perspective” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Padilla-Llano, D., Eatherton, M.R., and Moen, C. (2012) “Cyclic Energy Dissipation of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Studs” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Deierlein, G. Eatherton, M., Ma, X., Krawinkler, H., and Hajjar, J. (2012) “Towards a Performance-Based Design Framework for Self-Centering Rocking Braced-Frame Spine Systems” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Charney, F., Darling, S., and Eatherton, M. (2012) “Seismic Performance of Very Short Period Building Structures” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Darling, S. and Eatherton, M. “Computational Study on Self-Centering Truss Moment Frames with Replaceable Energy-Dissipating Elements” Proceedings of the Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas Conference (STESSA), January 9-11, 2012
  • Miller, D., Fahnestock, L., and Eatherton, M. “Seismic behavior and performance of self-centering buckling-restrained braces” Proceedings of the Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas Conference (STESSA), January 9-11, 2012
  • Eatherton, M., Hajjar, J. F., Deierlein, G. G., Krawinkler, H., Billington, S., and Ma, X. (2010) “Hybrid Simulation Testing of a Controlled Rocking Steel Braced Frame System,” 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, July 25, 2010.
  • Ma, X., Deierlein, G., Eatherton, M., Krawinkler, H., Hajjar, J., Takeuchi, T., Kasai, K, Midorikawa, M., and Hikino, T. (2010) “Large-Scale Shaking Table Test of Steel Braced Frame with Controlled Rocking and Energy Dissipating Fuses,” 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, July 25, 2010.
  • Eatherton, M., Hajjar, J. F., Deierlein, G. G., Krawinkler, H., Billington, S., and Ma, X. (2008). “Controlled Rocking of Steel-Framed Buildings with Replaceable Energy-Dissipating Fuses,” Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 12-17, 2008.
  • Eatherton, M., Naguib, W., Mayes, R., Sabelli, R., Boardman, T., and Moore, K., “Seismic Forces in Diaphragm Design”, Proceedings of the Eighth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering San Francisco, California, April 18-22, 2006.
  • Eatherton, M., “Design and Construction of Steel Plate Shear Walls”, Proceedings of the Eighth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, California, April 18-22, 2006.

 

Papers in Un-Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Bruce, T.L, and Eatherton, M.R. (2014) “Behavior of Post-Tensioning Strand Systems Subjected to Inelastic Cyclic Loading” ASCE Structures Congress, April 3-5, Boston, MA
  • Maurya, A., and Eatherton, M.R. (2014) “Self-Centering Beams with Resilient Seismic Performance” ASCE Structures Congress, April 3-5, Boston, MA
  • Padilla-Llano, D., Eatherton, M.R., Moen, C.D.,  (2013) “Axial Hysteretic Modeling of Cold-Formed Steel Members for Computationally Efficient Seismic Simulation” Accepted for the Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress, March 2-4, 2013 Chicago, Illinois.
  • Watkins, C.E., Toellner, B., Laknejadi, K., and Eatherton, M.R. (2013) “Effect of Powder Actuated Fasteners on the Seismic Performance of Steel Moment Frame Connections” Accepted for the Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress, March 2-4, 2013 Chicago, Illinois.
  • Darling, S., Maurya, A., and Eatherton, M.R. (2013) “Self-Centering Beam and Truss Units for Seismically Resilient Moment Frames” Accepted for the Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress, March 2-4, 2013 Chicago, Illinois.
  • Maurya, A., Egorova, N., and Eatherton, M.R. (2013) “Development of Buckling Resistant Steel Plate Shear Walls” Accepted for the Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress, March 2-4, 2013 Chicago, Illinois.
  • Koppal, M., and Eatherton, M.R. (2013) “Performated Steel Plate Shear Walls for Tunable Seismic Resistance” Accepted for the Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress, March 2-4, 2013 Chicago, Illinois.
  • Padilla-Llano, D., Moen, C.D., Eatherton, M.R., Li, Q., and Bruce, T. (2012) “Compression-Tension Hysteretic Response of Cold-Fromed Steel C-Section Framing Members” Proceedings of the 21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures, St. Louis, Missouri, October, 2012
  • Padilla-Llano, D., Moen, C.D., Eatherton, M.R., Li, Q., and Bruce, T. (2012) “Cyclic Energy Dissipation of Cold-Formed Steel Studs and Joists” Proceedings of the 2012 ASCE Structures Congress, March 29-31, 2012 Chicago, Illinois.
  • Deierlein, G., Eatherton, M., Ma, X., and Hajjar, J. (2012) “Design Features and Criteria for Controlled Rocking Braced-Frame Systems” 9th International Conference on urban Earthquake Engineering and 4th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering Joint Conference (9CUEE & 4ACEE) Tokyo, March 6-8, 2012 (abstract submitted)
  • Deierlein, G., Ma, X., Eatherton, M., Hajjar, J., Krawinkler, H, Takeuchi, T., Kasai, K, and Midorikawa, M. (2011) “Earthquake Resilient Steel Braced Frames with Controlled Rocking and Energy Dissipating uses” Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (Eurosteel 2011), August 31-Sept 2, 2011, Budapest Hungary
  • Miller, D. J., Fahnestock, L. A., and Eatherton, M.R. (2011) “Self-Centering Buckling-Restrained Braces for Advanced Seismic Performance” ASCE / SEI Structures Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 14-16, 2011.
  • Fahnestock, L.A., Miller, D.J., and Eatherton, M.R. (2010) “Innovative Self-Centering Braces for Advanced Seismic Performance” Engineering for Sustainability and Prosperity Conference by the NSF Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Atlanta, GA, January 4-7, 2011
  • Eatherton, M., Hajjar, J. F., Deierlein, G. G., Krawinkler, H., Billington, S., and Ma, X. (2010) “Seismic Design and Behavior of Steel Frames with Controlled Rocking: Part I – Concepts and Quasi-Static Subassembly Testing” ASCE/SEI Structures Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 12, 2010.
  • Deierlein, G. G., Krawinkler, H., Billington, S., Ma, X. Hajjar, J. F., and Eatherton, M.,  (2010) “Seismic Design and Behavior of Steel Frames with Controlled Rocking –Part II: Large Scale Shake Table Testing and System Collapse Analysis,”  ASCE/SEI Structures Congress, Orlando Florida, May 12, 2010.
  • Deierlein, G. G., Hajjar, J. F., Eatherton, M., Billington, S., Krawinkler, H., and Ma, X. (2009)  “Seismically Resilient Steel Braced Frame Systems with Controlled Rocking and Energy Dissipating Fuses,”  George E Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) 7th Annual Meeting, June 23-25, 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Deierlein, G.G., Ma, X., Hajjar, J. F., Eatherton, M., Krawinkler, H., Takeuchi, T., Midorikawa, M., Hikino, T., and Kasai, K. (2010) “Seismic Resilience of Self-Centering Steel Braced Frames with Replaceable Energy-Dissipating Fuses – Part II: E-Defense Shake Table Test” Joint Conference Proceedings 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE) and 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE), March 3-5, 2010, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Hajjar, J. F., Eatherton, M., Ma, X., Deierlein, G.G., and Krawinkler, H. (2010) “Seismic Resilience of Self-Centering Steel Braced Frames with Replaceable Energy-Dissipating Fuses – Part I: Large Scale Cyclic Testing” Joint Conference Proceedings 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE) and 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE), March 3-5, 2010, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Deierlein, G., Ma, X., Eatherton, M., Krawinkler, H., Billington, S., and Hajjar, J. (2009)  “Collaborative Research on Development of Innovative Steel Braced Frame Systems with Controlled Rocking and Replaceable Fuses”  6th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, March 2-4, 2009.
  • Eatherton, M., Hajjar, J. F., Deierlein, G. G., Krawinkler, H., Billington, S., and Ma, X. (2009).  “Steel-Framed Rocking Structural Systems for Moderate Seismic Zones”  ASCE/SEI Structures Congress, Austin, Texas, April 30 – May 2, 2009.
  • Hajjar, J. F., Eatherton, M., Deierlein, G. G., Ma, X., Pena, A., Krawinkler, H., and Billington, S. (2008). “Controlled Rocking of Steel Framed Buildings as a Sustainable New Technology for Seismic Resistance in Buildings,” Creating and Renewing Urban Structures, Chicago, Illinois, September 17-19, 2008, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Eatherton, M. and Johnson, K., “High-End Residence Using Steel Plate Shear Walls in Woodside, California” Proceedings of the 2004 SEAOC Convention, Monterey, California, August 25-28, 2004.
  • Gopalaratnam, V. S., Eatherton, M. and Barrett, D., “Automated Monitoring and Performance Evaluation of Missouri’s First HPC Bridge” Proceedings of the Concrete Bridge Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, October 6-9, 2002.
  • Eatherton, M., “Enhancements in the Ductility of FRP Reinforced Beams Through the Use of Fiber Reinforced Concrete”, Proceedings of the 1997 Transportation Scholar’s Conference, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, November 14, 1997.

 

Technical Reports

  • Eatherton, M.R., Galitz, C.L., Wood, M. (2013) Pretension Testing of XTB Twist-Off Tension Control Bolt Assemblies, Virginia Tech, SEM Report Series, Report No. CE/VPI-ST-13/07
  • Padilla-Llano, D.A., Moen, C.D., and Eatherton, M.R. (2013) Energy Dissipation of Thin-Walled Cold-Formed Steel Members, Virginia Tech, SEM Report Series, Report No. CE/VPI-ST-13/06
  • Eatherton, M.R., Toellner, B.W., Watkins, C.E., and Abbas, E. (2013) The Effect of Powder Actuated Fasteners on the Seismic Performance of Protected Zones in Steel Moment Frames, Virginia Tech, SEM Report Series, Report No. CE/VPI-ST-13/05
  • Johannigmeier, E., Eatherton, M.R., and Pearce, A. (2013) Prefabricated Slab Performance Analysis for Hospital Bathroom Modules, Virginia Tech, SEM Report Series, Report No. CE/VPI-ST-13/01
  • Lamb, M. (2012) Integration of Building Information Modeling in Undergraduate and Graduate Structural Engineering Curriculum, Virginia Tech, SEM Report
  • Orsa, R.J, Eatherton, M.R., and Moen, C.D. (2011) Using Close-Range Photogrammetry to Characterize Initial Imperfections of Cold-Formed Steel Members, Virginia Tech SEM Report Series, Report No. CE/VPI-ST-11/03
  • Eatherton, M. R., and Hajjar, J. F. Large-Scale Cyclic and Hybrid Simulation Testing and Development of a Controlled-Rocking Steel Building System with Replaceable Fuses Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory Report Series, Report No. NSEL-025, 2010.
  • Eatherton, M. R. Large-Scale Cyclic and Hybrid Simulation Testing and Development of a Controlled-Rocking Steel Building System with Replaceable Fuses Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Hall, K. S., Eatherton, M., and Hajjar, J. F. “Nonlinear Behavior of Controlled Rocking Steel-Framed Building Systems with Replaceable Energy Dissipating Fuses,” UIUC Report No. ST-06-01, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, 2006.
  • Eatherton, M.“Instrumentation and Monitoring of High Performance Concrete Prestressed Bridge Girders,” Master’s Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, 1999.
  • Gopalaratnam, V. S. and Eatherton, M.“Instrumentation and Monitoring of High Performance Concrete Prestressed Bridge Girders”, Missouri Department of Transportation, Research Investigation RI 97-021, Jefferson City, Missouri, 2001.

 

Theses and Dissertations By Our Group

  • Bruce, T. (2014) Behavior of Post-Tensioning Strand Systems Subjected to Inelastic Cyclic Loading, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Egorova, N. (2013) Experimental Study of Ring-Shaped Steel Plate Shear Walls, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Toellner, B. (2013) Evaluating the Effect of Decking Fasteners on the Seismic Behavior of Steel Moment Frame Plastic Hinge Regions, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Watkins, C. (2013) Developing a Full-Scale Test Setup to Study the Effects of Fasteners in the Protected Zone of Steel Moment Frames, M.S. Report, Virginia Tech
  • Adekristi, A. (2013) Algorithm for Spectral Matching of Earthquake Ground Motions Using Wavelets and Broyden Updating, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Maurya, A. (2012) Computational Simulation and Analytical Development of Buckling Resistant Steel Plate Shear Wall (BR-SPSW), M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Koppal, M. (2012) Computational Investigation of Tunable Steel Plate Shear Walls for Improved Seismic Resistance, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Darling, S.C. (2012) Seismic Response of Short Period Structures and the Development of a Self-Centering Truss Moment Frame with Energy-Dissipating Elements for Improved Performance, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech
  • Naga, P, (2011) Analyzing the Effect of Moving Resonance on Seismic Response of Structures Using Wavelet Transforms, M.S. Thesis, Virginia Tech

Our group seeks to develop resilient and sustainable structural systems for dynamic loading such as earthquakes and wind. Our research focuses on high performance seismic lateral force resisting systems, understanding structural response due to earthquakes, and analysis and design of steel structures.

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Nov 2012

Self-Centering Beams for Resilient Earthquake Resistance