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Seismic Response of SMA-Reinforced ECC Columns

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Highlights of a research projects on the cyclic performance of reinforced concrete columns reinforced with Nickel-Titanium shape memory alloy (SMA) reinforcement and engineered cementitious composites (ECC) are presented on this site.  The study was funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA).  However, the materials and opinions presented on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of NCHRP. 

Please feel free to use the material with acknowledgement that includes statements such as “…funded by NCHRP and directed by M. Saiidi and S. Zadeh at the University of Nevada, Reno.”  We welcome your comments about this site.

M. Saiid Saiidi