On August 7th, RPI participated in the Annual Quake Summit that was held in Reno, Nevada this year at the University of Reno. Some of the 14 NEES sites have showcased their equipment/displays/posters. A showcase of mini-centrifuge in-flight has been displayed and Summit participants (students, researchers, professors) have had an opportunity to see the centrifuge ...Read more...
RPI hosted the 7th Annual NEES Centrifuge Research and Training Workshop, organized jointly by RPI and UCDavis on May 16th and 17th. A total of 16 researchers participated in this workshop.
The first day of the workshop included lab tours and lectures that allowed participants to explore and understand the capabilities of the centrifuge facilities and ...Read more...
The centrifuge workshop was a great success. Due to the prominence of our facility and faculty, we were able to draw in visitors from both inside the United States, and around the world.
The presentation topics included:
An introduction to centrifuge modeling and scaling laws
Overviews of the RPI and UCD centrifuge facilities
NEESR09 System Identification
An in-depth look at ...Read more...
A highlight of the EOT activities aimed at researchers is the annual NEES Centrifuge Research & Training Workshop organized jointly by the NEES@RPI and NEES@UCDavis. The training locations alternate between the RPI facility and the UC Davis facility.
In FY07, the NEES 3rd Annual Centrifuge Research and Training Workshop was held at the NEES@UCDavis facility on ...Read more...
The NEES 2nd Centrifuge Research & Training Workshop was held at the NEES@RPI facility on November 14-17, 2005. Approximatly 30 researchers attended the workshop organized by the RPI and UCDavis centrifuge centers, some coming from as far away as Korea and Japan. The focus of the workshop was on hands-on centrifuge experimental experiences, including: model ...Read more...