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Author ATC & SEI Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Buildings and Other Structures (2nd : 2015 : San Francisco, Calif.)

Title Improving the seismic performance of existing buildings and other structures 2015 : proceedings of the Second ATC & SEI Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Buildings and Other Structures, December 10-12, 2015, San Francisco, California / sponsored by Applied Technology Council, the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Roberto T. Leon, Ph.D., P.E
Published Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 821 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Contents Collapses of Masonry Structures under Non-Extreme Loads -- Damage and Loss Assessment of Pre-70 RC Frame Buildings with FEMA P-58 : A Case Study -- Precedential Consequences of the Recent Myrick Lawsuit : Using ASCE 7-10 and ASCE 41-13 Performance Targets to Manage Seismic Risk in the Legal Arena -- Precedential Consequences of the Recent Beacon Lawsuit : Foreseeing Harm to Third Parties Caused by the Unsatisfactory Seismic Performance of a Flawed Design -- Performance-Based Engineering and the Evaluation of Existing Buildings Potential Legal Ramifications -- Evaluation of the Retrofitting Effect of a Building Based on FEMA P-58's Quantitative Method and EPRS Rating Criteria -- Professional Negligence of Engineers Providing Seismic Retrofit Design Services -- A Move toward Improved Portfolio Seismic Risk Assessment Methods for the Practicing Engineer -- A Seismic Loss Assessment Procedure for Masonry Buildings -- An Assessment of Seismic Floor Accelerations in Wood Shear Wall Buildings -- Seismic Evaluation of Drywall Suspended Ceilings Using Shake Table Testing and the Finite Element Analysis -- Seismic Evaluation of Lay-In Panel Suspended Ceilings Using Static and Dynamic and an Assessment of the U.S. Building Code Requirements
Discussion of FEMA P-807 for the Retrofit of Soft-Story Buildings -- Experimental Developments in Isolation/Energy Dissipation Platforms for the Seismic Protection of Equipment in Multistory Facilities -- Performance of an Architectural Precast Concrete Building Facade under Seismic Loading : Influence of the Initial Design Drift -- Pounding of San Francisco-Type "Soft Story" Midblock Buildings -- Example Case Studies of Soft-Story Retrofits Using the San Francisco Ordinance -- Experimental and Analytical Study of the Dynamic Characteristics of Architectural Precast Concrete Cladding -- Experimental Seismic Performance Assessment of Hospital Building Contents -- Seismic Response of a Steel SMF Building : Comparison between Conventional Design and Damper Options -- Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit Design of an Airport Passenger Terminal Building
Modeling the Performance of Rehabilitated Extremely Damaged Concrete Columns and a Masonry Wall for Analysis and Design -- Historic Desmond Building Retrofit A Case Study of the Seismic Retrofit of a Non-Ductile Concrete Building in the Los Angeles Area -- Mitigating Seismic Risks in Historical Masonry : An Example Project -- Beneficial Uses and Misuses of the California Historical Building Code -- Introduction to the California Historical Building Code -- The Shocking Secrets of Rocking Shear Walls -- Fortifying the Castle on the Hill : Seismic Retrofit of UC Berkeley's Historic Bowles Hall -- Nonlinear Dynamic Evaluation of a Hospital Stair Tower with SSI and Pounding Effects -- Proposed Changes to Steel Column Evaluation Criteria for Existing Buildings -- UCSF Clinical Sciences Building : Seismic Rehabilitation Case Study -- Evaluation and Remediation of Pre-Northridge Steel Moment Frame Column Splices -- Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of a 1970s High-Rise Welded Moment Frame Structure A Performance-Based Approach -- Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Older Concentrically-Braced Frames -- Out-of-Plane Seismic Performance of URM Walls with Retrofitted Parapets and Flexible Diaphragms -- Design Decision Support for Steel Frame Buildings through an Earthquake-Induced Loss Assessment
Seismic Retrofit of a Machine Shop at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard -- Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room, Seattle, Washington -- Seismic Upgrade of Four-Story Wood-Framed Condominium Buildings -- Nonlinear Analysis of Squat RC Walls Using Three-Dimensional Continuum Finite Element Models -- Gravity Load Collapse and Vulnerability of Existing Buildings -- Nonlinear Analysis Methods for Flexural Seismic Reinforced Concrete Walls -- Nonlinear Truss Modeling Method for the Analysis of Shear Failures in Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Structures -- Seismic Isolation and the Structural Retrofit of Haitian Heritage Cathedrals -- Evaluations, Repairs, and Retrofit of the Historic Sherman Building in Washington, DC, following the 2011 Mineral, VA, Earthquake -- New Integrated Knowledge-Based Approaches to the Protection of Cultural Heritage from Earthquake-Induced Risk -- Seismic Retrofit of a High-Rise Steel Moment Resisting Frame Using Fluid Viscous Dampers -- Retrofit of Steel-Frame Buildings Using Enhanced Gravity-Frame Connections -- An Innovative Method for the Seismic Retrofitting of Existing Steel Moment Frame Structures Using Side Plate Technology
System Identification of a Two-Story Infilled RC Building in Different Damage States -- Experimental Investigation on the Seismic FRP Retrofit of Realistic Full-Scale RC Beam-Column Joints -- BRBM Frames : An Improved Approach to Seismic-Resistant Design Using Buckling-Restrained Braces -- Design Procedure for Claddings with Dissipative Connections in Seismic Zones -- Interactive Seismic Map of Los Angeles -- California Building Officials' Interim Guidance on the Barricading and Stabilization of Buildings with Substantial Damage in Disasters -- Experimental Investigation on the Seismic Retrofit of Existing Reinforced Concrete Buildings Using Steel Plate Shear Walls -- Seismic Retrofit of Industrial Precast Concrete Structures Using Friction Dampers : Case Study from Turkey -- Displacement-Based Assessment of Cantilever Masonry Elements under Out-of-Plane Actions -- Large-Scale World Bank Seismic Risk Reduction Program for Public Buildings in Metro Manila, Philippines -- Seismic Risk Management in the New Zealand Context -- Performance-Based Retrofit of School Buildings in British Columbia, Canada : An Update -- The U.S. Resiliency Council (USRC) and the Building Rating System -- The U.S. Resiliency Council's (USRC) Goals, Objectives, and Founding Principles -- Third Edition Update of FEMA P-154 : Rapid Visual Screening for Potential Seismic Hazards -- FEMA ROVER Version 2 and ROVER ATC-20, Mobile Earthquake Safety Software -- Development and Validation of a Computational Model of the Self-Centering Beam Moment Frames (SCB-MF) -- Design and Construction of Controlled Rocking Steel Braced Frames in New Zealand
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF information screen (ASCE Library, viewed December 4, 2015)
Subject Earthquake engineering -- Congresses.
Earthquake resistant design -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Leon, Roberto T., editor
American Society of Civil Engineers, issuing body
Applied Technology Council, sponsor
Structural Engineering Institute, sponsor
ISBN 0784479720 (PDF)
9780784479728 (PDF)