3D-BASIS SERIES OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS

 

3D-BASIS used for analysis and design around the world

 "The most widely used computer program for analyzing base isolated structures today is the 3D-BASIS suite of programs..." quote from...

         Earthquake Resistant Design with Rubber by James M. Kelly, 1997, 2nd Edition, Springer Verlar, London (Page 234)

         Design of Seismic Isolated Structures: From Theory to Practice by Farzad Naeim and James M. Kelly, 1999, 1st Edition, John Wiley, New York (Page 217).

Referred to by current national building codes..

         NEHRP Guidelines for the seismic rehabilitation of buildings, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA 273/274 PDF, ATC 33 (Page 9-9,9-46)

3D-BASIS Computer Program source code available
Computer Program for Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of 3D - Base Isolated Structures (Primary Developer).

Nagarajaiah, S., "Post earthquake evaluation of base isolated structures", Bulletin of the National Center for Earthquake Engrg., Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 15-18, (1995).

Nagarajaiah, S., Reinhorn, A. M., and Constantinou, M. C., "3D-BASIS: Nonlinear dynamic analysis of three dimensional base isolated structures - Part II," Report No. NCEER-91-0005, National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, SUNY, Buffalo, New York.

Nagarajaiah, S., Reinhorn, A. M., and Constantinou, M. C., "Nonlinear dynamic analysis of 3D-base isolated structures," Journal of Structural Eng ineering, ASCE, Vol. 117, No. 7, pp. 2035-2054 (1991).

Nagarajaiah, S., "3D-BASIS: A computer program for nonlinear dynamic analysis of base isolated structures", Bulletin of the National Center for Earthquake Engrg., Vol. 5, No. 4, 12-15 (1991).

3D-BASIS-TABS Computer Program source code available
Computer Program for Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Base Isolated Structures (Primary Developer).

Nagarajaiah, S., Li, C., Reinhorn, A. M., and Constantinou, M. C., "3D-BASIS-TAB S: A computer program for nonlinear dynamic analysis for three dimensional base isolated structures," Report No. NCEER-93-0011, National Center for Earthquake E ngineering Research, SUNY, Buffalo, New York (1993).

Reinhorn, A.M., Nagarajaiah, S., Constantinou, M.C., Tsopelas, P.C., and Renfen, L., "3D-BASIS-TABS Version 2.0: A computer program for nonlinear dynamic analys is for three dimensional base isolated structures," Report No. NCEER-94-0018, Na tional Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, SUNY, Baffalo, New York (1994).

3D-BASIS-M Computer Program for Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Multiple Building Base Isolated Structures (Co-developer with Tsopelas, P.).

Tsopelas, P., Nagarajaiah, S., Constantinou, M. C., and Reinhorn, A. M., "3D-BASIS-M: Nonlinear dynamic analysis of multiple building base isolated structures," Report No. NCEER-91-0014, National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research,SUNY, Buffalo,NewYork(1991)

         International Distribution (Countries: USA, Canada, China, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, New Zealand).

         Partial Users List:

United States of America:

GOVERNMENT --

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, NY, and

National Information Service - Earthquake Engineering, University of Califor nia, Berkeley, CA.

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.

U.S. Geological Survey, VA; Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, CA; CALTRANS, Division of Structures, CA; California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program, CA; Office of State Architect, CA; Internal Services Department, City of Los Angeles; Division of Engineering Services, City of San Francisco; ......

UNIVERSITIES --

Univ. of California, Berkeley; Univ. of California, Irvine; Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles; California State Univ.; Georgia Institute of Technology, GA; Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO; Washington State Univ., Seattle, WA; Northeastern Univ., MA;

ENGINEERING FIRMS --

Dynamic Isolation Systems, Berkeley, CA; Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, CA; EQE, CA; Charles Kircher Assoc., CA; Bechtel, Inc., CA; Sargent and Lundy Engineers, IL; Over Arup & Partners, CA; Flour Daniel, CA; URS Consultants; Forell Elsesser Assoc., CA ; Jack Benjamin Assoc., CA; Daniel Mann Johnson, CA; Skilling Ward Magnu, Barkshire, CA; Taylor & Gaines, CA; KPFF, CA; John A. Martin, CA; ......

 

Other Countries--

Dept. of National Defense, Canada; AECL CANDU--Nuclear Division, Canada; Tongi Univ., China; Univ. of

Liverpool, England; Univ. of Aachen, Germany; Univ. of Athens, Greece; ISMES S.P.A., Italy; U niv. of Rome, Italy; Univ. of Napoli, Italy; TAISEI Corp., Japan; TAKENAKA Corp., Japan; SUMITOMO Corp., Japan; Holmes Consulting Group, New Zealand; Instituto De Ingenieria, Univ. of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico; Str. Bolintineanu, Romania; ......