Armen Der Kiureghian

Recent Publications

Journal Papers

• Der Kiureghian, A. and O. Ditlevsen, "Aleatory or epistemic? Does it matter?," Structural Safety, 2009, Vol. 31, pp. 105-112, doi: 10.1016/j.strusafe.2008.06.020.

• Der Kiureghian, A. and K. Fujimura, "Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamic Analysis for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, April 2009, Vol. 38, pp. 719-738, doi: 10.1002/eqe.899.

• Taniguchi, T., A. Der Kiureghian and M. Melkumyan, "Effect of Tuned Mass Damper on Displacement Demand of Base-Isolated Structures," Engineering Structures, December 2008, Vol. 30, No. 12, pp. 3478-3488, doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2008.05.027.

• Der Kiureghian, A., "Analysis of Structural Reliability Under Parameter Uncertainties," Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, October 2008, Vol. 23, pp. 351-358, doi: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2007.10.011.

• Rezaeian, S. and A. Der Kiureghian, "A Stochastic Ground Motion Model With Separable Temporal and Spectral Nonstationarities," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, October 2008, Vol. 37, pp. 1565-1584, doi: 10.1002/eqe.831.

• Straub, D. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Improved Seismic Fragility Modeling from Empirical Data," Structural Safety, 2008, Vol. 30, pp. 320-336, doi: 10.1016/j.strusafe.2007.05.004.

• Der Kiureghian, A. and J. Song, "Multi-Scale Reliability Analysis and Updating of Complex Systems by Use of Linear Programming," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, February 2008, Vol. 93, pp. 288-297, doi: 10.1016/j.ress.2006.10.022.

• Haukaas, T. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Methods and Object-Oriented Software for FE Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis With Application to a Bridge Structure," Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, May 2007, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 151-163, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0887-3801(2007)21:3(151).

• Der Kiureghian, A., O. Ditlevsen and J. Song, "Availability, Reliability and Downtime of Systems With Repairable Components," Reliability Engineering & System Safety, February 2007, Vol. 92, pp. 231-242, doi: 10.1016/j.ress.2005.12.003.

• Der Kiureghian, A., "Preface to Special Issue on Earthquake Engineering for Electric Power Equipment and Lifeline Systems," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, February 2007, Vol. 36, pp. 163-165, doi: 10.1002/eqe.630.

• Song, J., A. Der Kiureghian and J. L. Sackman, "Seismic Interaction in Electrical Substation Equipment Connected By Nonlinear Rigid Bus Conductors," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, February 2007, Vol. 36, pp. 167-190, doi: 10.1002/eqe.620.

• Fujimura, K. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Tail-Equivalent Linearization Method for Nonlinear Random Vibration," Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, January 2007, Vol. 22, pp. 63-76, doi: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2006.08.001.

• Moss, R.E.S., R.B. Seed, R.E. Kayen, J.P. Stewart, A. Der Kiureghian and K.O. Cetin, "CPT-Based Probabilistic and Deterministic Assessment of In Situ Seismic Soil Liquefaction Potential," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, August 2006, Vol. 132, No. 8, pp. 1032-1051, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2006)132:8(1032).

• Song, J. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Generalized Bouc-Wen Model for Highly Asymmetric Hysteresis," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, June 2006, Vol. 132, No. 6, pp. 610-618, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2006)132:6(610).

• Der Kiureghian, A., T. Haukaas and K. Fujimura, "Structural Reliability Software at the University of California, Berkeley," Structural Safety, 2006, Vol. 28, No. 1-2, pp. 44-67, doi: 10.1016/j.strusafe.2005.03.002.

• Haukaas, T. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Strategies for Finding the Design Point in Nonlinear Finite Element Reliability Analysis," Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, April 2006, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 133-147, doi: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2005.07.005.

• Song, J. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Joint First-Passage Probability and Reliability of Systems Under Stochastic Excitation," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, January 2006, Vol. 132, No. 1, pp. 65-77, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2006)132:1(65).

• Royset, J.O., A. Der Kiureghian and E. Polak, "Optimal Design with Probabilistic Objective and Constraints," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, January 2006, Vol. 132, No. 1, pp. 107-118, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2006)132:1(107).

Conference Papers

• Konakli, K. and A. Der Kiureghian, "A Response Spectrum Method for Analysis of Bridges Crossing Faults," Proceedings, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, M. Papadrakakis, N.D. Lagaros, M. Fragiadakis (eds.), Rhodes, Greece, June 2009, CD-ROM.

• Bensi, M., , A. Der Kiureghian and D. Straub, "A Bayesian Network Framework for Post-Earthquake infrastructure System Performance Assessment," Proceedings, ASCE TCLEE Conference, Oakland, CA, June 2009, CD-ROM, p. 1096.

• Rezaeian, S., A. Der Kiureghian and Y. Bozorgnia, "Stochastic ground motion model with time-varying intensity, frequency and bandwidth characteristics," Proceedings, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE), Beijing, China, October 2008, CD-ROM, Paper No. 03-03-0033.

• Konakli, K. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Effect of Modal Truncation in Multiple Support Response Spectrum Analysis of Bridges," Proceedings, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE), Beijing, China, October 2008, CD-ROM, Paper No. 05-02-0084.

• Aviram, A., B. Stojadinovic and A. Der Kiureghian, "Reliability of Exposed Column-Base Plate Connection in Special Moment-Resisting Frame," Proceedings, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE), Beijing, China, October 2008, CD-ROM, Paper No. 05-05-0111.

• Straub, D., M. Bensi and A. Der Kiureghian, "Spatial Modeling of Earthquake Hazard and Infrastructure Performance Through Bayesian Network," Proceedings, Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, May 2008.

• Straub, D. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Reliability-based Acceptance Criteria for Deterioration in Redundant Structural Systems," Proceedings, Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN (abstract only), May 2008, CD-ROM.

• Der Kiureghian, A. and S. Rezaeian, "A Stochastic Model for Earthquake Ground Motion with Separable Temporal and Spectral Nonstationarity," Proceedings, 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability (ICASP10) in Civil Engineering, Kashiwa, Japan, August 2007, CD-ROM.

• Straub, D. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Seismic Reliability Assessment of Infrastructure Systems Based on Fragility Models," Proceedings, 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability (ICASP10) in Civil Engineering, Kashiwa, Japan, August 2007, CD-ROM.

• Der Kiureghian, A. and K. Fujimura, "Computational Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics by Tail Linearization," Proceedings, CompDyn 2007, Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete, Greece, June 2007, CD-ROM .

• Saigal, R.K., D. Dolan, A. Der Kiureghian, T. Camp and C. Smith, "An Assessment of Structural Design Guidelines for Offshore Wind Turbines," Proceedings of 26th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, San Diego, CA, June 2007, CD-ROM.

• Saigal, R.K., D. Dolan, A. Der Kiureghian, T. Camp and C. Smith, "Comparison of Design Guidelines for Offshore Wind Energy Systems," Proceedings, Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, May 2007, CD-ROM.

• Der Kiureghian, A. and K. Fujimura, "Tail-Equivalent Linearization for Nonlinear Random Vibration," Proceedings, 5th International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics, Rhodoes, Greece, June 21-23, 2006, G. Deodatis and P. D. Spanos, Eds., 2007, pp. 207-214.

• Song, J. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Seismic Interaction in Electrical Substation Equipment Connected by Nonlinear Rigid Bus Conductors," Proceedings, 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference), San Francisco, April 2006, CD-ROM.

• Yang, T. Y., J. Moehle, B. Stojadinovic and A. Der Kiureghian, "An Application of PEER Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Methodology," Proceedings, 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference), San Francisco, April 2006, CD-ROM.

• Fujimura, K., and A. Der Kiureghian, "Nonlinear Random Vibration for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering," Proceedings, 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference), San Francisco, April 2006, CD-ROM.

• Moss, R. and A. Der Kiureghian, "Incorporating Parameter Uncertainty into Attenuation Relationships," Proceedings, 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference), San Francisco, April 2006, CD-ROM.

Books

• Der Kiureghian, A. and M. Bensi and D. Straub, "Bayesian Network Methodology for Post-earthquake Infrastructure Risk Management," in Frontier Technologies for Infrastructures Engineering, S-S. Chen and A. H-S. Ang Editors, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, U.K., 2009, Ch. 9, pp. 201-214.

• Der Kiureghian, A., "Probability Concepts for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering," Earthquake Engineering, Challenges and Trends - Honoring Luis Esteva, Instituto de IngenierIa, UNAM, J.J. PErez GavilAn, Ed., 2006, pp. 427-439.

Technical Reports

• Moss, R.E.S., R.B. Seed, R.E. Kayen, J.P. Stewart and A. Der Kiureghian, CPT-Based Probabilistic Assessment of Seismic Soil Liquefaction Initiation, PEER Report 2005/15, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA, April 2006.

• Song, J., A. Der Kiureghian and J. L. Sackman, Seismic Response and Reliability of Electrical Substation Equipment and Systems, PEER Report 2005/16, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA, April 2006.

Other Publications

• Der Kiureghian, A. and K. Fujimura, "Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamic Analysis by Tail-equivalent Linearization, Keynote Lecture," Proceedings of the 4th Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, L.S. Katafygiotis et al. (Eds), Department of Civil Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, June 2008, pp. 10-21.

• Der Kiureghian, A., "System Reliability Revisited," Proceedings, 3rd ASRANet International Colloquium, Glasgow, U.K., July 2006, CD-ROM .

• Taniguchi, T., A. Der Kiureghian and M. Melkumyan, "Response of Base-Isolated Structure With and Without a Tuned-Mass Damper," Proceedings, International Workshop on Base Isolated High-Rise Buildings, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia, June 2006, pp. 116-137.