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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Eric Hines: Selected Publications

Refereed Publications

Archival Journals

J.G. Sizemore, L.A. Fahnestock and E.M. Hines (2018) “Seismic Performance Assessment of Low-Ductility Concentrically Braced Frames,” Journal of Structural Engineering, in press.

D.J.Willis, C. Niezrecki, D. Kuchma, E. Hines, S. Arwade, R.J. Barthelmie, M. DiPaola, P.J. Drane, C.J. Hansen, M. Inalpolat, J.H. Mack, A.T. Myers and M. Rotea (2018) “Wind Energy Research: State-of-the-Art and Future Research Directions,” Renewable Energy, 125:133-154.

S.T. Hallowell, A.T. Myers, S.R. Arwade, W. Pang, P. Rawal, E. HinesJ.F. Hajjar, C. Qiao, V. Valamanesh, K. Wei, W. Carswell, C. Fontana (2018) “Hurricane Risk Assessment of Offshore Wind Turbines,” Renewable Energy, 125:234-249.

J.G. Sizemore, L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines and C.R. Bradley (2017) “Cyclic Analysis of Low-Ductility Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 143(6) June.

C.R. Bradley, L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines and J.G. Sizemore (2017) “Full-Scale Cyclic Testing of Low-Ductility Concentrically-Braced Frames,” Journal of Structural Engineering, 143(6) June.

K. Wei, S.R. Arwade, A.T. Myers, S. Hallowell, J.F. Hajjar, E.M. Hines and W. Pang (2016) “Toward performance-based evaluation for offshore wind turbine jacket supported structures,” Renewable Energy, 97 (2016) pp. 709-721, DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.06.028.

V. Valamanesh, A.T. Myers, S.R. Arwade, J.F. Hajjar, E.M. Hines and W. Pang (2016) “Wind-wave prediction equations for probabilistic offshore hurricane hazard analysis,” Natural Hazards, pp. 1-22, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-016-2331-z.

R. Burgueño, X. Liu, E.M. Hines (2014) "Web Crushing Capacity of High-Strength-Concrete Structural Walls: Experimental Study," ACI Structural Journal, 111(2), pp. 235-246.

M. Sanayei, N. Zhao, P. Maurya, J.A. Moore, J.A. Zapfe, E.M. Hines (2012) "Prediction and Mitigation of Building Floor Vibrations using a Blocking Floor," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 138(10), pp. 1-12.

E.M. Hines, L.G. Baise and S.S. Swift (2011) Ground Motion Suite Selection for Eastern North AmericaASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 136(3), March.

E.M. Hines, M.E. Appel and P.J. Cheever (2009) Collapse Performance of Low-Ductility Chevron Braced Steel Frames in Moderate Seismic Regions. AISC Engineering Journal, 46(3), pp. 149-180, Third Quarter.

E.M. Hines and R.A. Henige (2007) Seismic Performance of a 62-Story Steel Frame Hotel TowerAISC Engineering Journal, 44(2), pp. 93-102, Second Quarter.

E.M. Hines, A. Dazio and F. Seible (2006) Structural Testing of the New East Bay Skyway Piers. ACI Structural Journal, 103(1), pp. 1-10, January - February.

E.M. Hines and D.P. Billington (2004) Anton Tedesko and the Introduction of Thin Shell Concrete Roofs in the United States. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 130(11), pp. 1639-1650, November.

E.M. Hines and F. Seible (2004) Web Crushing Capacity of Hollow Rectangular Bridge Piers. ACI Structural Journal, 101(4), pp. 569-579, July - August.

E.M. Hines, J.I. Restrepo and F. Seible (2004) Force-Displacement Characterization of Well Confined Bridge Piers. ACI Structural Journal, 101(4), pp. 537-548 July–August.

E.M. Hines and D.P. Billington (1998) Case Study of Bridge Design Competition. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 3(3), pp. 93-102, August.

Other Publications

White Papers

F. Courtney and E. Hines, editors (2018) Reaching Convergence in U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Research: A Multi-Disciplinary Framework for Innovation, a POWER-US White Paper, DOI: 10.1575/1912/10537, September, 56 pp.

A. Kirincich, J. Borkland, E. Hines and S. Lohrenz (2018) The Development of Ocean Test Beds: Ocean technology, adaptation and integration into the emerging U.S. offshore wind industry, a POWER-US White Paper, DOI: 10.1575/1912/10412, May, 51 pp.

D. Kuchma, D. Cash, F. Courtney, J. Hajjar, E. Hines, A. Kirincich, S. Lohrenz, J. Manwell, C. Niezrecki (2017) “New England Energy Market… and Higher Ed… Look to Catch a Second Wind,” New England Journal of Higher Education, July 24.

Feature Articles on Design

E.M. Hines, J.A. Borkland, C.H. Myers, S.E. Nilson, J.A. DeRugeris (2017) “Powerful Upgrade,” the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, Civil Engineering, March, pp. 68-77.

E.M. Hines and J.F. Violich (2016) “Stacking Up,” on Harvard’s Tozzer Library Renovation, Modern Steel Construction, July, pp. 26-31.

E.M. Hines and L.A. Fahnestock (2016) “Ductility in Moderation,” on the Dudley Square Police Station in Boston, Modern Steel Construction, February, pp. 32-37.

E.M. Hines, M.V. Ravindra, N.C Roy, G.D. Shreve (2012), High FiveModern Steel Construction, July, pp. 34-39.

E.M. Hines (2011), Variations on a Theme in Glass, Civil Engineering Magazine, December, pp. 66-75, 86-87.

E.M. Hines and W.C. Gibb (2011), Turning the Corner with Steel CastingsModern Steel Construction, December, pp. 36-40.

E.M. Hines and M.V. Ravindra (2011), Testing Tomorrow's Turbines, Civil Engineering Magazine, July, pp. 64-71.

Books and Book Chapters

E.M. Hines (2012) "Understanding Creativity," in Festschrift Billington 2012, E.M. Hines, S.G. Buonopane and M.E.M. Garlock, editors, International Network for Structural Art, pp. 122-155.

E.M. Hines, S.G. Buonopane and M.E.M. Garlock, editors (2012) Festschrift Billington 2012International Network for Structural Art, 253 pp.

Keynote Lectures

"Structural Design in the Post Digital Age," Building Technology Educators' Society Conference: Tectonics of Teaching, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, July 12, 2013.

Conference Proceedings

K.P. Thiagaragjan, M. Lackner, J.F. Manwell, D. Breger, S. Arwade, A. Myers, J. Hajjar, F. Courtney, E. Hines, C. Niezrecki, A. Kirincich, S. Lohrenz and D. Cash (2018) “The Massachusetts Research Partnership (MRP) and the Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US): Implications for the Development of Offshore Wind Energy Industry in the Commonwealth and the Nation,” Offshore Technology Conference, MS-28796, Houston, Texas, 30 April - 3 May.

J. Sizemore, L. Fahnestock, E. Hines and C. Bradley (2017) “Seismic Collapse Assessment of Low-Ductility Concentrically-Braced Frame Systems,” 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 9-13, paper No. 4306.

T. Beland, J.G. Sizemore, C.R. Bradley, R. Tremblay, E.M. Hines and L.A. Fahnestock (2016) “Behavior, Testing and Modeling of Beam-Column Angle Connections,” 8th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures, Connections VIII, AISC, May.

T. Beland, R. Tremblay, L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines, C.R. Bradley and J.G. Sizemore (2015) “Experimental investigation of the cyclic response of bolted angles in gravity beam-column connections for enhanced seismic performance,” 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, August 1-2.

S. Nilson, J. DeRugeris, E.M. Hines, J. Borkland, D. Carchedi and D.Y. Baxter (2016), “Port Infrastructure: Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, MA”, PORTS ’16, New Orleans, LA, June 12-15, 2016, American Society of Civil Engineering, Reston, VA.

J. Sizemore, L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines, C. Bradley (2015) “Full Scale Cyclic Testing of a Low-Ductility Concentrically-Braced Frame,” 8th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, Shanghai, China, July 1-3.

C. Bradley, L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines, J. Sizemore (2015) “Full Scale Cyclic Testing of an Ordinary Concentrically-Braced Frame,” Structures Congress, ASCE, Portland, OR, April 23-25.

Wei, K., Arwade, S.R., Myers, A.T., Hallowell, S., Hajjar, J.F. and Hines, E.M. (2015) “Performance Levels and Fragility for Offshore Wind Turbine Support Structures during Extreme Events,” Structures Congress, ASCE, Portland, OR, April 23-25.

L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines, R. Tremblay, C. Bradley, J.Nelson, T.Beland, A. Davaran and J. Sizemore (2014) "Reserve Capacity and Implications for Seismic Collapse Prevention for Low-Ductility Braced Frames in Moderate Seismic Regions," Tenth National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI, July 21-25.

E.M. Hines and B. White (2014) "Offshore Wind in the Northeast," Structures Congress, ASCE, Boston, April 3-5.

J. Sizemore, A. Davaran, L.A. Fahnestock, R. Tremblay and E.M. Hines (2014) "Seismic Behavior of Low-Ductility Concentrically Braced Frames," Structures Congress, ASCE, Boston, April 3-5.

J. Nelson, C. Bradley, A. Davaran, T. Beland, E.M. Hines, L.A. Fahnestock and R. Tremblay (2014) "Cyclic Experimental Behavior of Angles and Applications for Connection Design and Modeling," Structures Congress, ASCE, Boston, April 3-5.

T. Beland, C. Bradley, J. Nelson, A. Davaran, E.M. Hines, R. Tremblay and L.A. Fahnestock (2014) "Full-Scale Testing of Beam-Column Connections with Angles," Structures Congress, ASCE, Boston, April 3-5.

C. Bradley, J. Sizemore, J. Nelson, R. Tremblay, E.M. Hines and L.A. Fahnestock (2014) "Large-Scale Testing of Low-Ductility, Concentrically Braced Frames," Structures Congress, ASCE, Boston, April 3-5.

A. Davaran, T. Beland, L.A. Fahnestock, E.M. Hines and R. Tremblay (2014) "Experimental Behavior of Low-Ductility Brace Connection Limit States," Structures Congress, ASCE, Boston, April 3-5.

E.M. Hines, R.A. Henige and C.D. Blanchet (2012) Stability Design for the Crane Columns of the Wind Technology Testing Center, ASCE Structures Congress, Chicago, March 29-30.

E.M. Hines, M. Aboosaber and H.J. Robinson (2011) Modeling Reserve System Performance for Low-Ductility Braced Frames, Engineering Mechanics Institute Annual Conference, paper # 596, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-4.

E.M. Hines (2011) Conceptual Transparency: Examples from the Work of Robert Maillart and Jörg Schlaich. Paper No. 263, ASCE Structures Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 14-16.

M. Sanayei, N. Zhao, J.A. Moore, J.A. Zapfe and E.M. Hines (2011) Impedance Modeling for Prediction of Train Induced Floor VibrationsStructures Congress, ASCE, Las Vegas, April 14-16.

E.M. Hines and L.A. Fahnestock (2010) Design Philosophy for Steel Structures in Moderate Seismic Regions, 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI/CAEE, Toronto, Canada, July 25-29.

R. Burgueño, X. Liu and E.M. Hines (2010) Inelastic Web Crushing Capacity of High-Strength-Concrete Structural Walls, 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI/CAEE, Toronto, Canada, July 25-29.

R. Burgueño, X. Liu and E.M. Hines (2010) Seismic Performance of High-Strength-Concrete Hollow Bridge Piers Under Multi-Directional Loading, 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI/CAEE, Toronto, Canada, July 25-29.

E.M. Hines and C.C. Jacob (2010) Eccentric Braced Frame System Performance, Structures Congress, ASCE, Orlando, Florida, May 12-15.

P.J. Cheever and E.M. Hines (2010) How Not to Design for Moderate Seismic Regions, Structures Congress, ASCE, Orlando, Florida, May 12-15.

N. Zhao, M. Sanayei, J.A. Moore, J.A. Zapfe and E.M. Hines (2010) Mitigations of Train-Induced Floor Vibrations in Multi-Story Buildings using a Blocking Floor, Structures Congress, ASCE, Orlando, Florida, May 12-15.

E.M.Hines (2009) Eccentric Braced Frame Design for Moderate Seismic Regions, ASCE Structures Congress, Austin, Texas, April/May.

P.J.Cheever and E.M.Hines (2009) Building Design for Moderate Seismic Regions, ASCE Structures Congress, Austin, Texas, April/May.

M.Sanayei, C.R.Brett, J.A.Zapfe, E.E.Ungar and E.M.Hines (2008) Predicting Train-Induced Vibrations in Multi-Story Buildings. ASCE Structures Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, April.

E.M.Hines and M.Appel (2007) Behavior and Design of Low-Ductility Braced Frames, ASCE Structures Congress, Long Beach, California, May.

S.Sorabella, L.G.Baise and E.M.Hines (2006) Ground Motion Suite Selection for Boston, Massachusetts, 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI, paper #916, San Francisco, California, April.

T.A.Nelson, M.C.Gryniuk and E.M.Hines (2006) Comparison of Low-Ductility Moment Resisting Frames and Chevron Braced Frames under Moderate Seismic Demands. 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI, paper #1286, San Francisco, California, April.

M.Dodge, M.Sanayei and E.M.Hines (2006) A Portable Real Time Data Acquisition System for the Comparison of Floor Vibration Data with AISC Design Guide 11 Estimates. ASCE Structures Congress, St. Louis, Missouri, May.

E.M.Hines, M.Ravindra, C.D,Blanchet, M.Sanayei, M.D.Dodge and R.Viesca (2005) Floor Vibration Control. ASCE Structures Congress, New York, New York, April.

A. Dazio, E.M. Hines, D. Parker and F. Seible (2003) Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Reinforced Concrete Key Structural Components of the New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. 2nd MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June.

E.M. Hines, F. Seible and A. Dazio (2003) Seismic Performance Limits of the Skyway Piers for the New East Bay Spans of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. FIB Symposium on Concrete Structures in Seismic Regions. Athens, Greece, May.

Y.D. Hose, F. Seible and E.M. Hines (2002) Application of the Performance Database to the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge East Bay Skyway. EERI 7th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Urban Earthquake Risk. Boston, Massachusetts, July.

R.K.Dowell and E.M.Hines (2002) "Plastic Hinge Length of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns," Proceedings of the Third National Seismic Conference and Workshop on Bridges and Highways, Portland, Oregon.

E.M. Hines and F. Seible (2001) Structural Testing of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Skyway Structures, Longitudinal Pier Test. 6th Caltrans Seismic Workshop. Sacramento, California, June.

E.M. Hines and D.P. Billington (1998) Performance and Repair of the Structures of Robert Maillart. 2nd International Conference on Concrete Under Severe Conditions. pp. 1055-1064, Tromsø, Norway, June.

D.P. Billington and E.M. Hines (1997) Anton Tedesko, Model Research and the Introduction of Thin Shells in the United States. International Conference on Experimental Model Research and Testing of Thin-Walled Structures. pp. 21-30, Prague, Czech Republic, September.

Technical Reports

M. Aboosaber and E.M. Hines (2011) Modeling Reserve System Performance for Low-Ductility Braced Frames, Tufts University Structural Systems Research, TUSSR-2011/1, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, July, 53 pp.

X. Liu, R. Burgueño, E. Egleston and E.M. Hines (2009) Inelastic Web Crushing Performance Limits of High-Strength-Concrete Wall Assemblies, Research Report CEE-RR - 2009/04 - DRAFT, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, June, 219 pp.

X. Liu, R. Burgueño, E. Egleston and E.M. Hines (2009) Inelastic Web Crushing Performance Limits of High-Strength-Concrete Structural Walls, Research Report CEE-RR - 2009/03- DRAFT, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, March, 275 pp.

M.C. Gryniuk and E.M. Hines (2004) Safety and Cost Evaluation of a Steel Concentrically Braced Frame Student Residence Facility in the Northeastern United States, Preliminary Report to the American Institute of Steel Construction, LeMessurier Consultants, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December, 118 pp.

E.M. Hines, A. Dazio, C.C. Chou and F. Seible (2002) Structural Testing of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Skyway Piers. Structural Systems Research Project 2002/01, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, 421 pp.

E.M. Hines, A. Dazio and F. Seible (2001) Seismic Performance of Hollow Rectangular Piers, Phase III, Web Crushing. Structural Systems Research Project 2001/27,University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, 239 pp.

E.M. Hines and F. Seible (2001) Experimental Spread of Plasticity in Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers. Structural Systems Research Project 2001/08, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, 196 pp.

E.M. Hines, F. Seible, and M.J.N. Priestley (1999) Seismic Performance of Hollow Rectangular Piers, Phase I, Flexure, Phase II, Shear. Structural Systems Research Project 1999/15, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, 266 pp.

Recent Seminars

J.F. Hajjar and E.M. Hines (2014) "New Developments in Structural Steel in the Northeast," Steel Design Conference, Structural Steel Fabricators of New England, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, June 5.

E.M. Hines (2013) "How do you know that it won't fall down?" Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, June 12.

(2011) "Infrastructure for Offshore Wind," University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Nov. 10.

(2011) "Conceptual Transparency, Examples from the Work of Robert Maillart and Jörg Schliach, " SEI Structures day, Mohawk Hudson Chapter, Albany, New York, Nov. 3.

(2011) "Collapse Prevention Design for Moderate Seismic Regions, or How Does R = 3 Work?" NASCC-The Steel Conference, in "Seismic Collapse Prevention of Low Ductility Steel Braced Frame Structures," May 13.

(2011) "Low Ductility Braced Frames with Reserve Systems," with L.A. Fahnestock, NASCC-The Steel Conference, Research Committee Session, May 10.

(2011) "Design and Construction of the Wind Technology Testing Center," Renssalear Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, March 23; Princeton University, March 29; Structural Engineers' Association of Massachusetts annual meeting, May 4.