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National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

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Technical Guidance&Tools

FEMA Earthquake Publications and Resources
  Seismic Rehabilitation Cost Estimator (SRCE)  
  Techniques for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings FEMA 547
  Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks Located in Areas Accessible to the Public FEMA 460
  NEHRP Recommended Provisions: Design Examples FEMA 451
  NEHRP Recommended Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures: Training and Instructional Materials FEMA 451B
  NEHRP Recommended Provisions and Commentary for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and Other Structures. 2003 Edition FEMA 450
  Next-Generation Performance-Based Seismic Design Guidelines: Program Plan for New and Existing Buildings PDF 9 MB FEMA 445
New! Improvement of Nonlinear Static Seismic Analysis Procedures FEMA 440
  Prestandard and Commentary for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings PDF 8MB FEMA 356
  Recommended Seismic Design Criteria for New Steel Moment-Frame Buildings PDF MB FEMA 350
  Recommended Seismic Evaluation and Upgrade Criteria for Existing Welded Steel Moment-Frame Buildings PDF 5MB FEMA 351
  Recommended Postearthquake Evaluation and Repair Criteria for Welded Steel Moment-Frame Buildings PDF 2MB FEMA 352
  Recommended Specifications and Quality Assurance Guidelines for Steel Moment-Frame Construction for Seismic Applications PDF 4MB FEMA 353
  A Policy Guide to Steel Moment-Frame Construction PDF 1MB FEMA 354
  State of the Art Report on Base Materials and Fracture PDF 1MB FEMA 355A
  State of the Art Report on Welding and Inspection PDF 2MB FEMA 355B
  State of the Art Report on Systems Performance of Steel Moment Frames Subject to Earthquake Ground Shaking PDF 4MB FEMA 355C
  State of the Art Report on Connection Performance PDF 2MB FEMA 355D
  State of the Art Report on Past Performance of Steel Moment-Frame Buildings in Earthquakes PDF 3MB FEMA 355E
  State of the Art Report on Performance Prediction and Evaluation of Steel Moment-Frame Structures PDF 4MB FEMA 355F
  Action Plan for Performance-Based Seismic Design PDF 8MB FEMA 349
  Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction FEMA 232

NIST Building and Fire Research Laboratory Publications Online

Abstracts, documents, interagency reports, and recommended practices
  Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Special Moment Frames: A Guide for Practicing Engineers PDF 1.2MB NIST GCR 8-917-1
  Standards of Seismic Safety for Existing Federally Owned and Leased Buildings PDF 9MB NISTIR 6762
  Guidelines and Procedures for Implementation of the Executive Order on Seismic Safety of New Building Construction PDF 16MB NISTIR 4852
(ICSSC RP 2.1-A)

USGS Circulars—Online Geologic Publications of the Western United States
  The Plan to Coordinate NEHRP Post-Earthquake Investigations USGS Circular 1242

USGS Google Earth Files
New! Northern California LiDAR Hillshades in Google Earth  

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