Below are links to the FEMA Library records for earthquake publications of interest to seismic design and construction professionals. Following the publications are links to several tools of use to this audience. Looking for additional publications?
Visit the Index of Earthquake Publications.
|Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction||FEMA 232|
Special Construction Types—Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Buildings
Special Construction Types—Steel Moment-Resisting-Frame Buildings
Special Construction Types—Tsunami Resistant Construction
|Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation from Tsunamis||FEMA P646|
Special Construction Types—Unreinforced Masonry Buildings
|Unreinforced Masonry Buildings and Earthquakes: Developing Successful Risk Reduction Programs||FEMA P-774|
- Building Codes Toolkit
Guidance and tools on building codes for property owners, engineers and design professionals, building codes officials, and the general public
FEMA's methodology for estimating potential losses from disasters
- Seismic Rehabilitation Cost Estimator (SRCE)
Archived program files for calculating cost estimates for the seismic rehabilitation of buildings