Publications

Doctor Barry Davidson

Dr. Davidson is author of over 70 technical papers. The following are selected to illustrate his range of interests.

  1. “Seismic Design of Storage Tanks”, Bull. Of NZ Nat. Soc. For Earthquake Engineering Nov. 2009.
  2. “Retrofit of Seismically Isolated Structures for Near-field Ground Motion using Additional Viscous Damping”, Bull. NZSEE, Vol. 38, No. 2 June 2005 pp.106 – 118.
  3. “Testing and Codification of Partially Grout-filled Nominally-reinforced Concrete Masonry Subjected to In-plane Cyclic Loads”, The Masonry Society Professional Journal. Vol 19 No. 1 Sept 2001.
  4.  “Evaluation of Earthquake Risk Buildings with Masonry Infill Panels”, Proceedings NZSEE Technical Conference, Mar. 2001. pp4.02.1-4.02.8
  5. ” Displacement Focussed Force Based Design”, Proceedings Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, April. 2001. pp 223-229.
  6.  “A comparison of seismic design actions in the Eurocode 8, Uniform Building Code and the New Zealand Loadings Standard”, Australasian Structural Conference, Auckland, 30th. Sept. to 2nd. Oct. 1998, Vol.1, pp411-418.
  7.  ‘The re-analysis of the base isolated William Clayton Building to near source earthquakes’, Proc. NZNSEE Technical Conference and AGM, Wairakei, Taupo, 27-29 March 1998, 197-203.
  8.  “Seismic evaluation of an unreinforced masonry building”, Proc. NZNSEE Technical Conference and AGM, Wairakei, Taupo, 27-29 March 1998.
  9.  “The calculation of modal damping in the mast of the Sky Tower”’ ”, Australasian Structural Conference, Auckland, 30th. Sept. to 2nd. Oct. 1998,.
  10.  “ Development of an in-situ concrete composite flooring system using a roll formed beam section”, Australasian Structural Conference, Auckland, 30th. Sept. to 2nd. Oct. 1998,.
  11. “The implementation of seismic isolation in the retrofit of a large wharf’, Asia – Pacific workshop on seismic design and retrofit of structures, Taipei, Taiwan, August 1998.
  12.  “A comparison of force and displacement based design”, Proceedings NZNSEE Technical Conference, Mar. 1998, pp 67 - 74.
  13.  “Factors influencing the slosh wave height in broard storage tanks”, Proceedings NZNSEE Technical Conference, Mar. 1997.
  14.  “Ductility demands for reversing and unidirectional plastic hinges”, Proceedings NZNSEE Technical Conference, Mar. 1997, pp 190-197.
  15. “In-plane cyclic loading of nominally reinforced masonry walls with openings”, NZ Concrete Soc. Conference. Oct. 1996 Wairakei.
  16.  “Response identification of the Pacoima dam in the 1994 Northridge earthquake”, Proceedings 11th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Acapulco, Mexico, 1996.
  17. “Cyclic performance of nominally reinforced masonry walls”, Proceedings NZNSEE Technical Conference, New Plymouth, March 1996.
  18.  “Modelling reinforced concrete plastic hinges”’ Proceedings 11th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Acapulco, Mexico, 1996, pp8.
  19. “P-delta effects in ductile seismic resistant structures”, Proceedings Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Melbourne, November 1995, Vol.1, pp 297-308.
  20. ”System identification of in-situ properties of a base isolated bridge” ”, Proceedings Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Melbourne, November 1995.
  21. “The Seismic behaviour of concrete arch dams”, Technical Conference and AGM, NZNSEE, March, 1995.
  22. A., “The influence of slabs on elongation in ductile seismic resistant frame”, Proceedings NZNSEE Tech. Conf. April 1995, pp36-43.
  23.  “Factors influencing the slosh-wave height in Broad Liquid Storage Tanks”, NZNSEE Technical Conf. Wairakei
  24. “A Methodology for Calculating the Optimal Bilinear Seismic Isolation System”, Technical conference of the New Zealand National society for Earthquake Engineering, April 1995.
  25.  “The Influence of Different Hysteretic Forms on Seismic P-delta Effects’, Second Int. Workshop on the Seismic Design of Bridges, Aug. 1994.
  26.  “Elongation in Ductile Seismic Resistant Reinforced concrete Frames”, Tom Paulay Symposium, San Diego, California Sept, 1993.
  27.  “P-delta Effects in Multi-storey Structural Design”, 10th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Madrid, Spain July 1992.
  28.  “Methods of Analysis for the Design of Multi-storey Structures”, Pacific conference on Earthquake Engineering, Nov. 1991.
  29.  “P-delta Actions in Seismic Resistant Structures”, Bull. Of the NZ Nat. Soc. for E.E.
  30. “Dynamic Absorbers for a Vibrating Staircase”, IPENZ Conf. Feb. 1991, Auckland.
  31. Dynamic Field Testing of Highway Bridges using Simulated Earthquake Loads”, Bridge Design and Research Seminar 1990 ChCh, Vol. 5 of RRU Bull., 1984.
  32. “Comparative Analyses of a Multi-storey Frame and Wall using the Current and Draft Loadings code”, Bull. Of the NZ Nat. Soc. For E.E., Dec. 1989.
  33. Research into the Response of a Base-Isolated Bridge”, Japan-NZ Workshop on Base Isolation of Bridges, Nov. 1987.
  34. “Moment Redistribution in Seismic Resistant concrete Frames”, Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Aug. 1987.
  35. “Seismic Design of Storage Tanks”, Bull. Of NZ Nat. Soc. For Earthquake Engineering Vol. 19, No.4.
  36. “A Finite element Approach to Stability Analysis in Frames (including warping effects)” Proc. Of 1974. Int. Conf. On Finite Element Methods in Engineering, Sydney, Australia.

Doctor Nicholas Brooke

  1. Brooke, N. J. (2015) How Nominal is Any Structure’s Ductility? in New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand. pp.10.
  2. Brooke, N. J. and Davidson, B. J. (2014) Post-Earthquake Performance of Clarendon Tower Sub-Assemblies. SESOC J. 27(1), pp.41–50.
  3. Brooke, N J and Ingham, J M (2013) Seismic Design Criteria for Reinforcement Anchorages at Interior R/C Beam-Column Joints. Journal of Structural Engineering. 139(11): pp.1895-1905.
  4. Brooke, N J and Davidson, B (2013) Post-Earthquake Performance of Clarendon Tower Sub-Assemblies. in Proc. New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference. Queenstown, New Zealand.
  5. Brooke, N J (2012) A Review of the Suitability of Fibre Reinforced Concrete for Structural Applications in New Zealand. Journal of the Structural Engineering Society New Zealand. 25(2): pp.21-40.
  6. Brooke, N J and Davidson, B J (2012) The Allocation of Damage to Structures Resulting from an Earthquake Sequence. in Proc. SESOC NZ Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
  7. Brooke, N J, Davidson, B J, Blain, S, and Clark, P (2012) Efficiency by Analysis: The Fonterra Dryer Plant, Darfield. in Proc. NZSEE Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
  8. Henry, R S, Brooke, N J, Sritharan, S, and Ingham, J M (2012) Defining Concrete Compressive Strain in Unbonded Post-Tensioned Walls. ACI Structural Journal. 109(1): pp.101-112.
  9. Green, S M F, Brooke, N J, McSaveney, L G, and Ingham, J M (2011) Mixture Design Development and Performance Verification of Structural Lightweight Pumice Aggregate Concrete. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 23(8): pp.1211-1219.
  10. Brooke, N J and Ingham, J M (2011) The Effect of Reinforcement Strength on the Overstrength Factor for Reinforced Concrete Beams, in Proc. Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand. 11p.
  11. Brooke, N J (2011) Improving the Performance of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints Designed for Seismic Resistance, PhD Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Auckland. New Zealand. 508p.
  12. Rogers, R, Al-Ani, M, and Brooke, N J (2008) Economy of 65/35 Hooked Steel Fibres to Replace Transverse Web and Flange Reinforcement in Pre-Stressed TT Flooring Units. in Proc. New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference. Rotorua, New Zealand.
  13. Brooke, N J, Wight, G D, Russell, A P, and Ingham, J M (2007) Unbonded Prestressed Panel Tendon Stresses at In-Plane Nominal Flexural Strength. in Proc. Ninth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Ottawa, Canada.
  14. Brooke, N J, Ingham, J M, and Wight, G D (2007) Strut-and-Tie Modelling of Fibre Reinforced Precast Concrete Beam-Column Joints. in Proc. New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference. Taupo, New Zealand.
  15. Brooke, N J and Ingham, J M (2007) Testing of Fibre Reinforced Precast Concrete Beam-Column Joints. in Proc. Ninth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Ottawa, Canada.
  16. Brooke, N J and Ingham, J M (2007) Seismic Resistant Precast Beam-Column Joints Incorporating Fibre Reinforced Connections. in Proc. Concrete 07. Adelaide, Australia: Concrete Institute of Australia.
  17. Brooke, N J, Walker, T H, and Megget, L M (2006) The Influence of Column Reinforcement on Bond Strength in Interior Beam-Column Joints. in Proc. 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. San Francisco, California.
  18. Brooke, N J, Megget, L M, and Ingham, J M (2006) Bond Performance of Interior Beam-Column Joints with High Strength Reinforcement. ACI Structural Journal. 103(4): pp.596-603.
  19. Brooke, N J, et al. (2006) Assessing the Seismic Performance of "Green Concrete" Interior Beam-Column Joints. in Proc. Second fib Congress. Naples, Italy.
  20. Brooke, N J, Keyte, L M, South, W, Ingham, J M, and Megget, L M (2006) Seismic Performance of Inorganic Polymer Concrete Joints. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 159(CM4): pp.171-179.
  21. Brooke, N J and Ingham, J M (2006) Advanced Fibre Reinforced Precast Concrete Beam-Column Joints. in Proc. New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
  22. Brooke, N J, Megget, L M, and Ingham, J M (2005) Factors to Consider in the Use of Grade 500E Longitudinal Reinforcement in the Beams of Ductile Moment Resisting Frames. Journal of the Structural Engineering Society New Zealand. 18(1): pp.14-22.
  23. Brooke, N J, Keyte, L M, South, W, Megget, L M, and Ingham, J M (2005) Seismic Performance of "Green Concrete" Interior Beam-Column Joints. in Proc. Australian Structural Engineering Conference. Newcastle, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  24. Brooke, N J, Megget, L M, Fenwick, R C, and Ingham, J M (2004) Bond Strength in Internal Beam-Column Joints Incorporating High Strength Reinforcement. in Proc. New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference. Queenstown, New Zealand.
  25. Brooke, N J, Megget, L M, Fenwick, R C, and Ingham, J M (2004) Bond Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints Incorporating 500 MPa Reinforcement. Journal of the Structural Engineering Society New Zealand. 17(2): pp.37-46.
  26. Brooke, N J, Megget, L M, Fenwick, R C, and Ingham, J M (2004) Bond Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints Incorporating 500 MPa Reinforcement. in Proc. 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Vancouver, Canada.
  27. Brooke, N J, Megget, L M, and Fenwick, R C (2004) Beam-Column Joint Tests with Grade 500E Reinforcement. in Proc. NZSEE Conference. Rotorua, New Zealand.

Other Publications

  1. Bradley, D S (2012) CPEng: A Mark of Quality? in Proc. SESOC NZ Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
  2. Stuart, T J (2012) Seismic Assessment of the Mangatangi Spillway Shaft Using Inelastic Time History Analysis. in Proc. SESOC NZ Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
  3. Bradley, D S and Stuart, T J (2008) Learning Experiences. SESOC Journal. 21(1).