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Appendix G. Table G-3 Nonproprietary Details and Other Resources for Nonstructural Components

Table G-3 Nonproprietary Details and Other Resources for Nonstructural Components
Document Number/Source Resource Type Title Publication Date Relevant Sections Comments
ASHRAE /SMACNA Non-proprietary Details Seismic Restraint Applications CD-ROM 2002   Provides technical information for design and installation of seismic restraints for HVAC equipment, piping and ducts. Includes representative bracing details, layout examples and tables. Consists of portions of the following documents: SMACNA's Seismic Restraint Manual: Guidelines for Mechanical Systems; ASHRAE's Handbook - HVAC Applications (2003) and ASHRAE's A Practical Guide to Seismic Restraint. Produced by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association.
ATC-38 Damage Inventory Form ATC-38 Postearthquake Building Performance Assessment Form and Surveyor Instructions 2001   10-page form and instructions that provides standardized damage percentages and standardized codes for ceilings and partitions. Available with the ATC-38 Project report, or from EERI
Dartmouth College Sample Specification Dartmouth College Design & Construction Guidelines, Section 15240 Seismic Restraint and Vibration Control 2004   Specification for the installation of equipment at Dartmouth College.
DGS, DSA (California ) Guide and Checklist Guide and Checklist for Nonstructural Earthquake Hazards in California Schools 2003   Identifies potential hazards associated with nonstructural components and provides recommendations to mitigate hazards. Includes typical details and a nonstructural earthquake hazards checklist. Published by the California State Department of General Services, Division of the State Architect and the Governer’s Office of Emergency Services, Sacramento, California.
DOISSP Non-proprietary Details Nonstructural Hazards Rehabilitation Guidelines; Vol. I; Guidelines Usage, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing 2003   Contains guidance gathered from various sources, both public and private sources. Includes both proprietary and non-proprietary details. Published by the Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, Seismic Safety Program (DOISSP), Washington, D.C.
DOISSP Non-proprietary Details Nonstructural Hazards Rehabilitation Guidelines; Vol. II; Furnishings, Interior Equipment, Miscellaneous Components, Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, FEMA 273, FEMA 310, FEMA 178, & ASCE 31-xx Excerpts 2003   Contains guidance gathered from various sources, both public and private sources. Includes both proprietary and non-proprietary details. Published by the Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, Seismic Safety Program (DOISSP), Washington, D.C.
EERI Damage Inventory Form EERI Reconnaissance/ Clearinghouse Report Form - Architectural and Nonstructural Elements 2000   2-page form consisting of broad categories, several subcategories and blank lines to report damage and gather damage statistics.
FEMA Non-proprietary Details Final Report, Nonstructural Earthquake Mitigation Guidance Manual 2004   Based on FEMA Region X Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Handbook for Public Facilities, 2002. Includes flowcharts, step-by-step procedures and some details. Divides nonstructural components into four groups: contents, exterior building elements, interior building elements and building utilities. Prepared by URS Group, Inc. for FEMA.
FEMA Region X Non-proprietary Details Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Handbook 2002    
FEMA 74 Non-proprietary Details Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage: A Practical Guide. Third Edition 1994   Successor document to previous editions of FEMA 74, first published in 1985.
FEMA 74 FM Non-proprietary Details FEMA 74 Field Manual 2005   Includes three types of details: Non-Engineered, Prescriptive and Engineered. Contains more details than FEMA 74, along with a field data sheet based on the FEMA 74 checklist.
FEMA 172 Non-proprietary Details NEHRP Handbook of Techniques for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings 1992 Chapters 5, 6 Relevant chapters include details for electrical cabinets, chimneys, parapets, masonry partitions, raised access floors and mechanical equipment.
FEMA 412 Non-proprietary Details Installing Seismic Restraints for Mechanical Equipment 2002   Includes numerous elaborate details and many recommendations for seismic restraint of mechanical equipment.
FEMA 413 Non-proprietary Details Installing Seismic Restraints for Electrical Equipment 2004   Includes numerous elaborate details and many recommendations for seismic restraint of electrical equipment.
FEMA 414 Non-proprietary Details Installing Seismic Restraints for Duct and Pipe 2004   Includes numerous elaborate details and many recommendations for seismic restraint of duct and piping components.
FEMA 424 Photos, Damage Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds 2004   Includes pictures of nonstructural damage (pages 4-17 through 4-19, 4‑23, 4-24, 4-30, 4-31); a list of types of nonstructural components (page 4-59); graphics for ceilings, shelves and walls (pages 4-60 and 4‑61).
FEMA 454 Non-proprietary Details Designing for Earthquakes: A Manual for Architects 2006 Section 6.6, Chapter 9 Discussion of code issues including nonstructural issues. Contains a collection of photos and generic details borrowed from various sources including: FEMA 74; details developed for the Lawrence Livermore National Lab and the SMACNA Guidelines. Includes a discussion on the need for systems engineering, considering all parts of the building as a whole. Provides a checklist (Table 9-3) showing allocation of design responsibilities for nonstructural systems and components.
Los Alamos National Laboratory Sample Specification Section 22 0548 Vibration and Seismic Controls for Plumbing Piping and Equipment 2006   Specification for the anchorage of equipment at Los Alamos National Lab.
OCIPEP (Canada) Photos, Damage Seismic Hazard Assessment and Mitigation for Buildings' Functional and Operational Components: A Canadian Perspective 2002   Contains figures and photos from various sources, including FEMA 74. Includes damage photos from 1999 Chi Chi, Taiwan Earthquake: damage to rooftop equipment (page 19); collapse of free-standing non-structural wall (page 20) and damage to sprinkler systems. Prepared by the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ottowa, for the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Preparedness (OCIPEP), Ontario, Canada.
Oregon Emergency Management Non-proprietary Details Earthquake Preparedness and Mitigation Guidance for Oregon State Agency Offices and Warehouses 2004   Focuses on office and warehouse occupancies, with special attention to storage racks. Includes photos and guidance including shrink-wrap and netting to mitigate potential falling hazards. Provides some specific information on performance of furniture by specific vendors (Hayworth, Steelcase, and Artmet).
PEER 2003/05 Taxonomy and Nonstructural Damage Inventory Form Response Assessment of Nonstructural Building Elements 2003   Proposes a taxonomy (classification) of nonstructural elements by functionality, modes of failure, acceleration-sensitive or drift-sensitive response parameter and repercussions of damage. Provides damageability, cost and loss data for 200 elements. Includes a Nonstructural Damage Inventory Form used following the Nisqually Earthquake.
PEER 2003/12 Non-proprietary Details Implementation Manual for the Seismic Protection of Laboratory Contents: Format and Case Studies 2003   Presents case studies for University of California Berkeley campus labs. Suggests format for User's Manual that could be used to help occupants install do-it-yourself details for a particular facility.
PEER 2005/03 Taxonomy A Taxonomy of Building Components for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering 2005   Provides a detailed taxonomy (classification) of nonstructural components. Each component is assigned a unique identification number. The list differentiates between anchored and unanchored versions of the same item.
Sandia Sample Specification Special Specification Section 13085S—Seismic Protection     Sample specification for the anchorage of equipment at Sandia (16 pages). Includes lists of equipment, detailed requirements, specific instructions for some items, load limits and member sizes.
Seattle Public Schools Non-proprietary Details School Facilities Manual: Nonstructural Protection Guide. Safer Schools, Earthquake Hazards, Nonstructural. Second Edition 2000   Includes detailed inventory form and details not included in FEMA 74.
Southern California Earthquake Center Photos, Damage Nonstructural Seismic Issues in Public Schools—"Stairs to Nowhere" 2000   Photos of damage in school facilities in Southern California.
University of California, Berkeley Non-proprietary Details UC Berkeley: Q-Brace Quake Bracing Guidelines 2005   Guidelines developed for University of California, Berkeley campus facilities. Includes detailed solutions for contents identifying vendor supplied products or size of hardware to use.
USACERL TR-98/34 Photos, Mitigation Seismic Mitigation for Equipment at Army Medical Centers 1998   Presents simple methods for reducing the seismic vulnerability of equipment at Army medical centers. Illustrations, observations and recommendations are based on examples from Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC). Concerns about particular well-anchored critical medical equipment are presented. Published by the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories.
VISCMA 101-07 Sample Specification Seismic Restraint Specification Guidelines for Mechanical, Electrical And Plumbing Systems 2007   Sample specification for seismic restraint of mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment. Published by the Vibration Isolation and Seismic Control Manufacturer’s Association, Wayne, Pennsylvania.

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