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Significant changes from ASCE 7-05 to ASCE 7-10, part 1: Seismic design provisions

Authors
S.K. Ghosh.
Year
2014
Book Title or Journal
PCI Journal
Number of pages
60-82
Description
This paper presents the major changes that have taken place in the seismic design provisions from ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) 7-05 to ASCE 7-10, which is referenced by the 2012 International Building Code. Changes to the seismic hazard maps are presented, along with explanations as to why they were necessary and how they will affect seismic design.
Tags
Seismic design codes,ground motions

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