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Periodically, BRD Corp.'s principal, Hanns Baumann presents papers at industry conferences.  In addition, BRD Corp. has sponsored research that has resulted in papers written by others.  We will, whenever possible, make these papers and PowerPoint presentations available via this website.  PowerPoint presentations have been converted to html, and there is no need for a plug-in or PowerPoint viewer.  We do recommend that a recent release browser be used, however.  Papers are in Adobe Acrobat format.  If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader software, you can download it for free by clicking on the Acrobat button.  getpdf

Papers and Presentations by Hanns Baumann

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) World Congress   Evolving Technology for Design and Construction of More Efficient Concrete Structures - Poster presentation, Dubai, UAE, March 3 - 5, 2008

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Concrete Bridge Council, Nevada
Department of Transportation, and American Concrete Institute 
Three Test Programs Show That Welded Reinforcement Grids (WRG) Correct Unsafe Detail In Seismic Designs, Reno, NV  May 7 - 10, 2006

International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium 'Metropolitan Habitats and Infrastructure'  Shanghai, China Sept. 22 - 24, 2004

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Recent Advancement in the Design and Construction of Tall Earthquake Resistant Structures in California, USAClick here to view the abstract.  For the complete text of the paper, click here (1,023 kb).  To view the PowerPoint presentation that accompanied the paper, click here.

National Concrete Bridge Council (NCBC)/Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI)  2004 Concrete Bridge Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina  May 15 - May 18, 2004

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Advances In Bridge Design And Construction Using Recent Improvements In Rapid Construction Of Tall Seismic Resistant Buildings In California Click here to view the abstract.  For the complete text of the paper in Adobe Acrobat format, click here (1,591kb)  To view the PowerPoint presentation that accompanied the paper, click here.

Structural Faults and Repair Conference, London, England, July 1- 3, 2003

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Advances In Rapid Construction Of Tall Earthquake Resistant Buildings In California."  For the complete text of the paper in Adobe Acrobat format, click here (846kb). To view the PowerPoint presentation that accompanied the paper, click here.

Structural Engineers World Congress, Yokohama, Japan, Oct. 9 - 12, 2002

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Recent Advances in Reinforcement of Ductile Concrete Members and Shearwalls in Tall Earthquake Resistant Buildings"  For the complete text of the paper in Adobe Acrobat format, click here (648kb). To view the PowerPoint presentation that accompanied the paper, click here.

 

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Fourth Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions, Los Angeles, May 9-10, 1997

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Report of Recent Advances in the Development of Welded Reinforcement Grid Products and Processes"   - This paper was published by The Printing House, Stoughton, Wisconsin, in the book "Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions," pp. 277-290  and can be purchased from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, here

 

"Performance of Prefrabricated High Strength Welded Grids in Ductile Concrete Shearwall Boundary Elements" - Journal article published by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., London, International Journal of the Structural Design of Tall Buildings, Vol. 2, pp. 33-52 (1993) For the complete text of the article, click here.

 

ASCE Structures Congress ’93, Irvine, California, April 19-21, 1993

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Welded Wire Confinement Grids" - American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation, Vol. 1, pp. 295-300, (1993)

 

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Second Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions, Los Angeles, May, 1991

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "A New Confinement Device For Tall Ductile Shearwall Buildings" - For the complete text of the paper in Adobe Acrobat format, click here (warning, long download - 14.3mb).  This paper was published by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Lehigh University in the Proceedings of the Second Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions, pp. 61-70, (1991), and can be purchased here

 

ASCE 7th Structures Congress, San Francisco, May 1-5, 1989

Mr. Baumann presented a paper titled "Sprayed-On Polymer Mortar Construction" - American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, Structural Materials, pp. 363-366, (1989)

 

Sponsored Research

 

Research Sponsored or Co-sponsored by Baumann Research and Development Corporation

Saatcioglu, M. and Grira, M. "Confinement of R/C Columns with Welded Reinforcement Grids," ACI Structural Journal, Vol 96, No. 1, 1999.

Choi, C. S. and Saatcioglu, M. "An Experimental Study on the Structural Behavior of Concrete Columns Confined with Welded Reinforcement Grids,"  Journal of the Korea Concrete Institute, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp.187-196, 1999.

Choi, C. S., Saatcioglu, M. and Grira, M. "Analytical Approach on the Concrete Columns with Welded Reinforcement Grids," Journal of the Korea Institute for Structural Maintenance Inspection, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp.137-146, 1999.

Saatcioglu, M. and Grira, M., 1996, "Concrete Columns Confined with Welded Reinforcement Grids," Ottawa Carleton Earthquake Engineering Research Center - Report OCEERC 96-05, September

Cheok, G. S. and Stone, W. C. 1994, "Performance of 1/3-Scale Model Precast Concrete Beam-Column Connections Subjected to Cyclic Inelastic Loads - Report No. 4," NISTIR 5436, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, June

Miranda, E., Thompson, C.L., Bertero V.V., 1990 “Cyclic Behavior Of Shearwall Boundary Elements Incorporating Prefabricated Welded Wire Hoops” - A Report To Sponsor Baumann Engineering” EERC  College of Engineering, UCB


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