This document from the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) was prepared for the Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) with funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It provides commentary on the NEHRP Guidelines for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings. It contains systematic guidance enabling design professionals to formulate effective a reliable rehabilitation approaches that will limit the expected earthquake damage to a specified range for a specified level of ground shaking. This kind of guidance applicable to all types of existing buildings a in all parts of the country has never existed before. Illustrated.The designers of building mechanical systems must also address the seismic restraints required for emergency ... This manual was updated in 1982 with assistance from the Plumbing and Piping Industry Council (PPIC) (SMACNA, 1982).
|Title||:||NEHRP Commentary on the Gidelines for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2000-06-01|