A methodology for seismic design and construction of single-family dwellings, September 1976

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  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California,
  • Earthquake resistant design -- United States,
  • Housing, Single family -- United States -- Design and construction

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Project contracted by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.

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Statementby Ralph W. Goers & Associates for Applied Technology Council ; Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development & Research, Division of Energy, Building Technology, and Standards.
ContributionsRalph W. Goers & Associates., Applied Technology Council., United States. Division of Energy, Building Technology, and Standards.
LC ClassificationsTH1095 .M443 1978
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL23211305M
LC Control Number2007406901

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A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction and Single-Family Dwellings. Authors: Ralph W. Goers and Associates. Release Date: September () Posted Date: February 7, This report presents the results of an in-depth effort to develop design and construction practices for single-family residences that minimize the potential.

Title: A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction and Single-Family Dwellings Author: HUDUSER Created Date: 7/23/ PM. This report presents the engineering basis for the Report titled,"A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction of Single-Family Dwelling".The purpose of that Report was to develop seismic-resistive design and construction recommendations to reduce future probable earthquake caused damage and hazards for single-family residences.

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Description The report, A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction of Single-Family Dwellings, was published under a contract with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).Available through the ATC office.

(Publishedpages) Abstract: This report presents the results of an in-depth effort to develop design and construction details for single-family residences. This report presents the results of a detailed analysis of the increased costs imposed by the earthquake resistive construction recommendations specified in the report titled " A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction of Single Family Dwellings", hereafter referred to as the Report.

5 Basic principles for engineers, architects, building owners, and authorities BP 18 Design diagonal steel bracing carefully. 46 BP 19 Design steel structures to be ductile. 48 BP 20 Separate adjacent buildings by joints. A methodology for seismic design and construction of single-family dwellings BP 21 Favour compact plan configurations.

52 BP 22 Use the slabs to «tie in» the elements and distribute the forces. 53 BP 23 Ductile structures through capacity design. assisting decision-makers in choosing between seismic design criteria and making seismic design decisions. This report, Guidelines for Performance -Based Seismic Design of Buildings, is one in a series of additional volumes developed under Phase 2 intended to expand and compl ete FEMA P series of products.

It describes a. Seismic design of diaphragms is required for buildings in Seismic Design Categories (SDC) B through F, as defined in the International Building Code (IBC) (IBC ) and ASCE/SEI 7 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and 1.

Introduction Other Structures (ASCE 7) (ASCE ). In most cases, the diaphragm construction will also serve as the floor or. EARTHQUAKE-RESISTANT DESIGN CONCEPTS. Chapter 5 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS. Seismic Design Categories. The NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions.

recognizes that, independent of the quality of their design and construction, not all buildings pose the same seis-mic risk. Factors that affect a structure’s seismic risk include.

seismic performance assessment methodology. This work included development of an updated project plan, published as FEMANext-Generation, Performance-Based Seismic Design Guidelines, Program Plan for New and Existing Buildings.

Phase 1 work built upon research performed. Part 3 comprises a series of resource papers that focus on emerging seismic design concepts and methods for exposure to and trial use by the A methodology for seismic design and construction of single-family dwellings community and on issues that have proven historically difficult or complex to adequately codify.

FEMA P CD contains the Provisions, design maps, and other supporting materials. Document; January. For these sites the effects of cohesion on the determination of seismic earth pressure coefï¬ cients, as discussed in Sectionshould be considered.

Seismic Design Methodology Based on material presented in the previous paragraphs, the recommended design methodology is summarized by the following steps: 1. Seismic Design Category The requirements for a suspended ceiling are determined by the buildings Seismic Design Category.

Determination of the Seismic Design Category is complex and must be determined by a Registered Architect or Professional Engineer and should be found in the construction. The IBC Structural/Seismic Design Manual was developed to fill a void that exists between the commentary of SEAOC's Blue Book, which explained the basis for the code provisions, and everyday structural engineering design practice.

The JBC Structural/ Seismic Design Manual illustrates how the provisions of the code are used. Volume 1.

Geotechnical Design Manual M Page July Chapter 6 Seismic Design Seismic Design Responsibility and Policy Responsibility of the Geotechnical Designer The geotechnical designer is responsible for providing geotechnical/seismic input parameters to the structural engineers for their use in structural design of the.

Institute of Building Sciences. For further information on Building Seismic Safety Council activities and products, see the Council’s web-site () or write the Building Seismic Safety Council, National Institute of Building Sciences, Vermont, Avenue.

This publication presents seismic design and construction guidance for one- and two-family houses in a manner that can be utilized by homebuilders, knowledgeable homeowners, and other non-engineers.

It incorporates and references the prescriptive provisions of the What does the Seismic Design Category mean to a building.

As alluded to earlier, the SDC indicates the amount of attention that must go into the seismic design and construction of a building.

This affects the types of structural systems permitted, the amount of design and detailing involved, and the requirements for non-structural components.

FEMA B Topic 9 Notes Seismic Load Analysis 9 - 2 Instructional Material Complementing FEMADesign Examples Seismic Load Analysis 9 - 2 Topic Objectives •Selection of method of analysis •Description of analysis techniques •Modeling considerations •System regularity •Load combinations •Other considerations •Drift computation and acceptance criteria.

In an effort to reduce some of this confusion, the NAHB Research Center has published a second edition of the Prescriptive Method for Insulating Concrete Forms in Residential Construction, with additional information on Seismic Design in categories C and D (Seismic Zones 3 and 4). The development of seismic design criteria is a continuous process.

Long Beach Earthquake Minimum levels of lateral strength San Fernando Earthquake Ability to deform without failure (Ductility) Northridge Earthquake Damage can occur in. Design and construction of homes National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act of (Act No. of ) Housing Consumers Protection Measure Act of (Act No.

95 0f ) Occupational Health and Safety Act of (Act No. 85 of ) Construction Industry Development Board Act of (Act No. 38 of ).

Complete, practical coverage of the evaluation, analysis, and design and code requirements of seismic isolation systems.

Based on the concept of reducing seismic demand rather than increasing the earthquake resistance capacity of structures, seismic isolation is a surprisingly simple approach to earthquake protection.

However, proper application of this technology within complex seismic design 3/5(2). Seismic Testing of Two-Story Woodframe House: Influence of Wall Finish Materials Journal of Structural Engineering September Practical Analysis for Horizontal Diaphragm Design of Wood-Frame Single-Family Dwellings.

ties, are introduced in seismic redesign of existing buildings. As is the case of the new construction, no collapse and damage limitation criteria should be taken into consideration when redesi gning heritage buildings in seismic situa-tion.

The structure should be verified for lateral resistance as well as for displacement capacity. Park, in Comprehensive Structural Integrity, A Future Trend in Design Approach. The early s seismic design approach is to design the structure for adequate strength and ductility for the design seismic forces and then to check that the resulting interstory displacements are satisfactory.

This is known as force-based design. However, a structure's ability to survive. A methodology for seismic design and construction of single-family dwellings [] Ralph W. Goers & Associates. Division of Energy, Building Technology and Standards, [?]. Description Book — p.

in various pagings: ill. ; 28 cm. Online. Google Books (Full view) Check availability SAL3 (off-campus storage).

As seismic design procedures have become more sophisticated, engineers have begun to incorporate the natural period of a structure into its design through the use of a response spectrum (Chapter 68 by Borcherdt etal.A response spectrum is a plot versus undamped natural period of the maximum response of a viscously damped, single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) system subjected to ground-motion input.

Seismic analysis is a subset of structural analysis and is the calculation of the response of a building (or nonbuilding) structure to is part of the process of structural design, earthquake engineering or structural assessment and retrofit (see structural engineering) in regions where earthquakes are prevalent.

As seen in the figure, a building has the potential to 'wave' back. Seismic field design 4. Rocks, rock physics and well logs 5.

The seismic method 6. Seismic interpretation and geology 7. Probability, statistics and mapping Many geoscientists believe that formalism aids in the understanding of the subject matter, therefore texts treating this topic are usually too advanced, too mathematical.

Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages. DEVELOPMENT OF SEISMIC DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS FOR LIFELINES James D. Cooper1 Federal Highway Administration and Robert D. Dikkers2 National Institute of Standards and Technology 1.

The seismic provisions of this code shall apply to buildings constructed in Seismic Design Categories C, C1, D0, D 1 and D 2, as determined in accordance with this section.

R Determination of seismic design category. Delete without substitution: Buildings shall be assigned a seismic de sign category in accordance with Figure R(2). Instead, only general guidelines and rec- ommendations on methodology for seismic evaluation under the effects of permanent ground deformation will be provided.

Current Seismic Design Practice for Culverts or Other Buried Structures Currently there is no standard seismic design methodology or guidelines for the design of culvert structures. Improve seismic design and construction productivity.

Program Element 3 Support the development of technical resources (e.g., guidelines and manuals) to improve seismic engineering practice. Program Element 4 Make evaluated technology available to practicing professionals in the design and construction communities.

“State-of-the-Art Review of Window Retrofit Options for Energy Saving in Single-family Dwellings,” Proceedings of the 1 st Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Bethlehem, PA, February, pp. Information bulletins provide consistent and uniform interpretation of the codes, clarify code issues as they relate to new construction and new technologies, and explain new regulations.

Information bulletins supersede most of the previously published Rules of General Application (RGA's), Memorandums of General Distribution (MGD's) and other related public information handouts. Thus, the seismic structural design of structures is found to be very essential for countries like Nepal.

The structures need to be designed and detailed so as to counteract, the internal forces induce due to the earth mass shaking in base of these structures. The design should ensure the structure against stability, strength and serviceability with acceptable levels of seismic safety.

A dingbat is a type of formulaic apartment building that flourished in the Sun Belt region of the United States in the s and s, a vernacular variation of shoebox style "stucco boxes".

Dingbats are boxy, two- or three-story apartment houses with overhangs sheltering street-front parking. CE A Behavior & design of RC Elements Prof. Wallace Fall 04 1 CEA 1 Seismic Code Requirements John W.

Wallace, Ph.D., P.E. Associate Professor University of California, Los Angeles CEA 2 San Fernando, California Earthquake. The Path to Quality Seismic Design and Construction 1 Briefing Paper 6 Seismic Code Requirements for Anchorage of tains provisions that pertain to the seismic design of both structural components and nonstructural components.

The UBC is a key element in the starting in about Seismic detailing appears to improve dramatically until.seismic design shear forces. Seismic design shear Ve in plastic hinge regions is associated with maximum inelastic moments that can develop at the ends of members when the longitudinal tension reinforcement is in the strain hardening range (assumed to develop fy).

This moment level is labeled as probable flexural strength, Mpr. Figure The seismic imaging methods include seismic migration, seismic tomography, and many other methods of extracting various seismic attributes.

Some people call seismic imaging methods the advanced processing. The scope of this book covers the entire procedure from pre-processing to seismic imaging.

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