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Next-Generation Performance-Based Seismic Design Guidelines: Program Plan for New and Existing Buildings

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This publication is a step-by-step program plan for the current FEMA project with the Applied Technology Council to develop next-generation performance-based seismic design procedures and guidelines for structural and nonstructural components in new and existing buildings. This plan offers a background on current code design procedures, introduces performance-based seismic design concepts, identifies improvements needed in current seismic design practice, and outlines the tasks and projected costs for a two-phase program to develop next-generation performance-based seismic design procedures and guidelines.
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Next-Generation Performance-Based Seismic Design Guidelines: Program Plan for New and Existing Buildings

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