Tracy Becker

Noade B, Becker TC. “Lifetime bridge bearing demands with a probabilistic framework.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, 2019, 24(7): 04019065.

Mohammadi H, Becker TC, Zurob H. “Novel gusset plate design using high strength steel and heat treatment.” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 2019, 157: 59-69.

Bao Y, Becker TC. “Effect of design methodology on collapse of friction pendulum isolated moment-resisting and concentrically-braced frames.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 2018, 144(11), 04018203.

Bao Y, Becker TC. “Inelastic response of base-isolated structures subject to impact.” Engineering Structures, 2018, 171: 86-93.

Bao Y, Becker TC, Sone T, Hamaguchi H. “To limit forces or displacements: collapse study of steel frames isolated by sliding bearings with and without restraining rims.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2018, 112: 203-214

Bao Y, Becker TC, Sone T, Hamaguchi H. “Experimental study of the effect of restraining rim design on the extreme behavior of friction pendulum bearings.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2018, 47: 906-924. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.2997.

Becker TC, Bao Y, Mahin SA. “Extreme behavior in a triple friction pendulum isolated frame.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2017, 46(15): 2683-2698.

Crowder AP, Becker TC. “Experimental investigation of elastomeric isolation bearings with flexible supporting columns” Journal of Structural Engineering, 2017, 143(7): 04017057.

Schellenberg AH, Becker TC, Mahin SA. “Hybrid shake table testing method: theory implementation and application to midlevel isolation.” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 2017, 24(5): e1915.

Bao Y, Becker TC, Hamaguchi H. “Failure of double friction pendulum bearings under pulse-type motions.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2017, 46(5): 715-732.

Becker TC, Ezazi A. “Enhanced performance through a dual isolation seismic protection system.” The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 2016, 21(1): 72-89.

Kurata M, Sato M, Lei Z, Lavan O, Becker T, Nakashima M. “Minimal-disturbance seismic rehabilitation of steel moment-resisting frames using light-weight steel elements.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2016, 45(3): 383-400.

Becker TC, Yamamoto S, Hamaguchi H, Higashino M, Nakashima M. “Application of isolation to high-rise buildings: A Japanese design case study through a US design code lens.” Earthquake Spectra. 2015, 31(3): 1451-1470.

Shi Y, Becker TC, Furukawa S, Sato E, Nakashima M. “LQR control with frequency-dependent scheduled gain for a semi-active floor isolation system.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 2014, 43(9): 1265-1284.

Shi Y, Becker TC, Kurata M. and Nakashima M. “H∞ control in the frequency domain for a semi-active floor isolation system.” Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering 2013, 7: 264-275.

Becker TC, Mahin SA. “Approximating peak responses in seismically isolated buildings using generalized modal analysis.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 2013, 42(12): 1807-1825.

Becker TC, Mahin SA. “Effect of rotation on behavior of triple friction pendulum bearings.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 2013, 42(12): 1731-1748.

Furukawa S, Sato E, Shi Y, Becker TC, Nakashima M. “Full-scale shaking table test of a base-isolation medical facility subjected to vertical motions.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 2013, 42(13): 1931-1949.

Becker TC, Mahin SA. “Correct treatment of rotation of sliding surfaces in a kinematic model of the triple friction pendulum bearing.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2013. 42(2): 311-317.

Becker TC, Mahin SA. “Experimental and analytical study of the bi-directional behavior of the triple friction pendulum isolator.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2012; 41(3): 355-373.