Publications

Papers published in journals

2022
Hamauzu, S., Skalomenos, K., Kurata, M., Theofanous M. “Local buckling behaviour of high-strength steel tubular columns subjected to one-sided cyclic loading and implications in seismic design of steel MRFs,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 154, 107115, 2022.3, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2021.107115
Qi, L., Kurata, M., Ikeda Y., “Seismic damage thresholds and design methods for two-elevation continuous ceiling systems,” Engineering Structures 251, 113530, 2022.1, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.113530
Shen, SD., Kurata, M., Pan, P., He, ZZ. “Test, analysis, and design of ovally‐perforated vertically‐flexible steel plate shear wall (OVSPW),” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 51(1), pp. 66-85, 2022.1, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.3556
2021
Ammons, M., Shimada, H., McCormick, J., Kurata, M. “Experimental Investigation of Foam Filled CHS Braces under Cyclic Loading,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 147(5), 04021044, 2021.5, https://doi.org/10.1061/(asce)st.1943-541x.0002993
Li, X., Kurata, M., Wang, Y-H., Nakashima, M. “Estimating Earthquake-Induced Displacement Responses of Building Structures Using Time-Varying Model and Limited Acceleration Data,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 147(4), 04021014, 2021.4, https://doi.org/10.1061/(asce)st.1943-541x.0002973
Fukuzawa, A., Ikeda, Y., Kurata, M. [2021] “Evaluation of Dynamic Soil-RC Building Interaction Through Modal Properties Identified from Earthquake Records at Base, Upper Floor and Peripheral Ground Surface,” Journal of Structural Engineering (Kouzou Kougaku) , 67B, pp. 483-494 (in Japanese)
Xie, J., Ikeda, Y., Kurata, M. [2021] “Dynamic Properties of Large-Scale Low-Rise Commercial Buildings Based on Microtremor Measurements,” Journal of Structural Engineering (Kouzou Kougaku) , 67B, pp. 495-507 (in Japanese).
Xie, J., Ikeda, Y., Kurata, M. [2021] “Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Linear Building Model Based on Microtremor Measurement for Seismic Response Analysis,” Journal of Structural Engineering (Kouzou Kougaku), 67B, pp. 506-518 (in Japanese).
Ikeda Y. “Fundamental equation based on pole allocation for interstory seismic isolation of buildings,” Structural Control Health Monitoring, 28(3), 2021.3, https://doi.org/10.1002/stc.2687
Qi, L., Kurata, M., Ikeda, Y., Kunitomo, K., Takaoka, M. “Seismic evaluation of two‐elevation ceiling system by shake table tests,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 50(4), pp. 11447-1166, 2021.4, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.3390
Arfin, F.A., Sullivan, T., MacRae, G., Kurata, M., Takeda, T. “Lessons for loss assessment from the Canterbury earthquakes: a 22-storey building,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 19(5), pp. 2081-2104, 2021.3, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-021-01055-7
Otsuki, Y., Li, D., Dey, S.S., Kurata, M., Wang, Y. “Finite Element Model Updating of an 18-Story Structure using Branch-and-Bound Algorithm with Epsilon-Constraint,” Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 2021.1, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13349-020-00468-3
Liu, Y., Nishiyama, M., Tani, M., Kurata, M., Iwata, K. “Steel beam with web opening reinforced by induction heating,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Volume, 176, 106399, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2020.106399, 2021.1
2020
Zeng, X., Deng, K., Kurata, M., Duan, J., Zhao, C. “Seismic performance evaluation of damage-controlled composite steel frame with flexible-gel-covered studs,” Engineering Structures, 219, 110855, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110855, 2020.9
Marzano, G., Skalomenos, K.A., Kurata, M., Sasaki, Y. [2020] “Fragility Functions for Evaluation on Moment-Resisting Frames Retrofitted with the Minimal Disturbance Arm Damper,” Journal of Structural Engineering (Kouzou Kougaku), AIJ.
Liu, Y., Tani, M., Kurata, M., Watase, C., Nishiyama, M. [2020]. “Study on I-Shaped Section Steel Braces Partially Strengthened by Induction Heating,” Engineering Structures, 210, 110341, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110341.
Skalomenos, K.A., Kurata, M., Nishiyama, M. [2020]. “Induction-heat treated steel braces with intentional eccentricity,” Engineering Structures, 211, 110461, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110461.
Qi, L., Kunitomo, K., Kurata, M., Ikeda, Y. [2020]. “Investigating the Vibration Properties of Integrated Ceiling Systems Considering Interactions with Surrounding Equipment,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 1– 22. https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.3264
Marzano, G., Skalomenos, K.A., Kurata, M. [2020]. “Multi Damage-State Retrofit of Steel Moment-Resisting Frames with Minimal Disturbance Arm Damper,” Journal of Structural Engineering (Accepted in January, 2020).
Deng, K., Zeng, X., Kurata, M., Zhao, C., Onishi, K. [2020]. “Damage Control of Composite Steel Beams Using Flexible Gel-Covered Studs,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 146 (3), 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002534

 

2019
Otsuki, Y., Kurata, M., Skalomenos, K.A., Ikeda, Y. [2019]. “Fragility Function Development and Seismic Loss Assessment of Expansion Joints,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamic 48 (9), 1007-1029, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.3171
Wada, T., Ikeda, Y., Kurata, M., Kashima, T. [2019] “Verification of Method to Evaluate Amplitude-Dependent Natural Frequencies of Steel Buildings using Main Shock Response”, Journal of Structural Engineering (Kouzou Kougaku) (in Japanese).
2018
Li, X., Kurata, M. [2018]. “Probabilistic updating of fishbone model for assessing seismic damage to beam-column connections in steel moment-resisting frames,” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (published online in December 2018), https://doi.org/10.1111/mice.12429.
Otsuki, Y., Kurata, M., Skalomenos, K.A., Ikeda, Y.[2018]. “Damage sequence and safety margin assessment of expansion joints by shake table testing,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamic (Published online in September 2018), https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.3120.
Zhang, L., Marzano, G., Sasaki, Y., Kurata, M., Skalomenos, K. “Force Redistribution of Steel Moment-Resisting Frame Retrofitted with a Minimal Disturbance Arm Damper,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 114, pp. 159-173, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2018.06.035, 2018.11.
Skalomenos, K.S., Kurata, M., Shimada, H., Nishiyama, M. “Use of Induction-Heating in Steel Structures: Material Properties and Novel Brace Design,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 148, pp. 112-123, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2018.05.016, 2018.9.
Skalomenos, K.S., Nakashima, M., Kurata, M. “Seismic Capacity Quantification of Gusset-Plate Connections to Fracture for Ductility-Based Design,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 144(10), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002193
Zhang, L, Kurata, M., Marino, E.M., Takeda, T. [2018]. “Development of a Minimal-Disturbance Rehabilitation System for Sustaining Bidirectional Loading,”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 144(6) https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002089, 2018.6.
Deng, D., Zhao, C., Wang, K,, Kurata, M., Wang, T. “Numerical study on a fully-prefabricated damage-tolerant beam to column connection for an earthquake-resilient frame,” Engineering Structures, 159(15), pp. 320-331, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.01.011, 2018.3.
Matarazzo, T.J., Kurata, M., Nishino, H., Suzuki, A. “Post-earthquake strength assessment of a steel moment-resisting frame with multiple beam-column fractures using local monitoring data,” Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 144(2), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001967, 2018.2.
Skalomenos, K.S., Kurata, M. and Nakashima, M. “On-line Hybrid Test Method for Evaluating the Performance of Structural Details to Failure,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamic, 47(3), pp. 555-572, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.2979, 2018.3
2017
Li. X, Kurata, M., Suzuki, A. “Decoupling Algorithm for Evaluating Multiple Beam Damages in Steel Moment-resisting Frames,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 46(7), pp. 1045-1064, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.2841, 2017.7.
Barbagallo, B., Hamashima, I., Hu, H., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M. “Base Shear Capping Buildings with Graphite-Lubricated Bases for Collapse Prevention in Extreme Earthquakes,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 46(6), pp. 1003–1021, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.2842, 2017.5.
Lavan, O., Sato, M., Kurata, M., Zhang, L. “Local Deformation Based Design of Minimal-Disturbance Arm Damper for Retrofitting Steel Moment-Resisting Frames,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 46(9), pp.1493-1509, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.2866, 2017.7.
Inamasu, H., Skalomenos, AK., Hsiao, P-C., Hayashi K., Kurata, M., and Nakashima, M. “Gusset plate connection for Naturally Buckling Brace,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 143(8), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001794. 2017.8.
Suzuki, A., Kurata, M., Li, X., and Shimmoto, S. “Residual Structural Capacity Evaluation of Steel Moment-Resisting Frames using Dynamic-strain-based Model Updating Method,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 46(11), pp. 1971-1810, https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.2882, 2017.9.
Burton, A., Lynch, J.P., Kurata, M., Law, K. “Fully Integrated Carbon Nanotube Composite Thin Film Strain Sensors on Flexible Substrates for Structural Health Monitoring,” Smart Materials and Structures, 26(9), 2017.8.
2016
Kurata, M., Sato, M., Zhang, L., Lavan, O., Becker, T., Nakashima, M. “Minimal-Disturbance Seismic Rehabilitation of Steel Moment-Resisting Frames using Light-weight Steel Elements,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 45(3), pp. 383-400.
Li, X., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M. “Simplified derivation of a damage curve for seismically induced beam fracture in steel moment-resisting frames,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001473, 04016019-1.
Bai, Y., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M., Florez, J. “Macromodeling of Crack Damage in Steel Beams Subjected to Nonstationary Low Cycle Fatigue,” Journal of Structural Engineering 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001536 , 04016076.
He, L., Togo, T., Hayashi, K., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M. “Cyclic Behavior of Multi-Row Slit Shear Walls Made from Low Yield Point Steel,” Journal of Structural Engineering 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001569, 04016094.
Yamaguchi, M., Kurata, M., Miyazawa, M. “Building Damage Estimates using Slowness Change in Propagating Waves,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 143(4), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001683, 04016200, 2017.4.
Zhang, Y., Kurata, M., Lynch, J.P. “Long-Term Modal Analysis of Wireless Structural Monitoring Data from a Suspension Bridge under Varying Environmental and Operational Conditions: System Design and Automated Modal Analysis,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143(4), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001198, 04016124, 2017.4.
2015
Becker, T., Yamamoto S., Hamaguchi, H., Higashino, M., and Nakashima, M. “Application of Isolation to High-Rise Buildings: A Japanese Design Case Study through a US Design Code Lens,” Earthquake Spectra, Eartquake Engineering Research Institute, Vol. 31, No. 3, August 2015, pp. 1451-1470.
Hsiao, P. C., Hayashi, K., Nishi, R., Lin X., and Nakashima, M.“Investigation of Concrete-Filled Double-Skin Steel Tubular Columns with Ultrahigh-Strength Steel,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.140, 2014, pp.0404166-1-8.
Luo, Y., Hoki, K., Hayashi, K., and Nakashima, M. “Behavior and Strength of Headed Stud SFRCC Shear Connection. I: Experimental Study,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE (published online).
Luo, Y., Hoki, K., Hayashi, K., and Nakashima, M. “Behavior and Strength of Headed Stud SFRCC Shear Connection. II: Strength Evaluation,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE (published online).
He, L., Kurata, M., and Nakashima, M.“Condition Assessment of Steel Shear Walls with Tapered Links under Various Loading,” Earthquakes and Structures, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2015, pp.767-788.
Kurata, M., He, L., Nakashima, M. “Steel Slit Shear Walls with Double-Tapered Links Capable of Condition Assessment,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Wiley, 44(8), pp. 1271-1287.
Li, X., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M. “Evaluating damage extent of fractured beams in steel moment-resisting frames using dynamic strain responses,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Wiley, 2014 (published online ahead on printing).
2014
Shi, Y., Becker, T. C., Furukawa, S., Sato, E., and Nakashima, M., “LQR Control with Frequency-Dependent Scheduled Gain for a Semi-active Foor Isolation System”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol.43, July 2014, pp.1265-1284.
Kurata, M., He, L., Nakashima, M. “Steel slit shear walls with double-tapered links capable of condition assessment,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Wiley, 2014 (published online ahead on printing).
Nakashima, M., Lavan, O., Kurata, M., Luo, Y. “Earthquake Engineering Research Needs in Light of Lessons Learned from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake,” Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 13, pp. 141-149, 2014.
Shi Y., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M. “Disorder and damage of base-isolated medical facilities when subjected to near-fault and long-period ground motions,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 43(11), pp. 1683-1701, 2014.
2013
Kurata, M., Li, X., Fujita, K., Yamaguchi, M. “Piezoelectric dynamic strain monitoring for detecting local seismic damage in steel buildings,” Smart Material and Structures. 22, 115002, 2013.
Shi, Y., Becker, T., Kurata, M., Nakashima, M. “H∞ control in the frequency domain for a semi-active floor isolation system,” Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, 7(3), pp. 264-275, 2013.
Kurata, M., Kim, J., Lynch, J., van der Linden, G., Sedarat, H., Thometz, E., Hipley, P., and Sheng, L. “Internet-Enabled Wireless Structural Monitoring Systems: Development and Permanent Deployment at the New Carquinez Suspension Bridge,” J. Struct. Eng. 139, pp. 1688-1702, 2013.
Lin, X., Okazaki, T., Chung, Y. L., and Nakashima, M., “Flexural Performance of Bolted Built-Up Columns Constructed of H-SA700 Steel”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, January 2013, pp.48-58.
Lignos, G. D., Hikino, T., Matsuoka, Y., and Nakashima, M., “Collapse Assessment of Steel Moment Frames based on E-Defense Full-Scale Shake Table Collapse Tests”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE,Vol.139, No. 1, 2013, pp. 120-132.
Ji, X., Hikino, T., Kasai, K., and Nakashima, M., “Damping Identification of a Full-Scale Passively-Controlled Five-Story Steel Building Structure”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 42, April, 2013, pp.277-295
Cui, Y., Luo, Y., and Nakashima, M., “Development of Steel Beam-to-Column Connections using SFRCC Slabs”, Engineering Structures, Vol.52, No.7, July 2013, pp.545-557.
Furukawa. S., Becker, T. C., Shi, Y., Sato, E., and Nakashima, M. “Full-scale Shaking Table Test of a Base-isolated Medical Facility ubjected to Vertical Motions”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 42, No.13, October 2013, pp.1931-1949.
Hikino, T., Okazaki, T., Kajiwara, K., and Nakashima, M., “Out-of-Plane Stability of Buckling-Restrained Braces Placed in a Chevron Arrangement”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 11, November, 2013, pp.1812-1822
2012
Kurata, M., Leon. T. R., DesRoches, R., and Nakashima, M, “Steel Plate Shear Wall with Tension-Bracing for Seismic Rehabilitation of Steel Frames,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol.71, 2012, pp. 92-103.
Kurata, M., Leon, T. R, and DesRoches, R., “Rapid Seismic Rehabilitation Strategy: Concept and Testing of Cable Bracing with Couples Resisting Damper (CORE Damper),” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.138, No.3, 2012, pp. 354-362.