Seismic Performance Assessment of Buildings

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The principal product under this combined 10-year work effort was the development of a methodology for seismic performance assessment of individual buildings that properly accounts for uncertainty in our ability to accurately predict response, and communicates performance in ways that better relate to the decision-making needs of stakeholders. This project completed the development of a methodology for seismic performance assessment of individual buildings in September 2012. The final products together describe the resulting methodology, as well as the development of basic building information, response quantities, fragilities, and consequence data used as inputs to the methodology. To allow practical implementation of the methodology, work included the collection of fragility and consequence data for most common structural systems and building occupancies, and the development of an electronic Performance Assesment Calculation Tool (PACT) for performing the probabilistic computations and accumulation of losses.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfSeismic Performance Assessment of Buildings (FEMA P-58CD)
This CD-ROM is available from the FEMA Distribution Center. To place your order by phone, call 1-800-480-2520 (M-F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST). To place your order by fax or email, download this order form.
189.91K
Icon for file of type application/pdfSeismic Performance Assessment of Buildings Volume 1—Methodology (FEMA P-58-1)
Volume 1 is the fundamental product of this project and presents the general methodology for conducting seismic performance assesments. The CD includes all three volumes.
8.66M
Icon for file of type application/pdfSeismic Performance Assessment of Buildings Volume 2—Implementation Guide (FEMA P-58-2)
Volume 2 provides guidance on implementing a seismic performance assessment using the methodology and provides specific instructions on how to assemble and prepare input data necessary for PACT. Readers are cautioned to use this document in conjunction with Volume 1 and not to place complete reliance on Volume 2 alone for guidance on executing the methodology. The CD includes all three volumes.
26.29M
Icon for file of type application/x-zip-compressedSeismic Performance Assessment of Buildings Volume 3—Performance Assessment Calculation Tool (PACT) Version 2.9.65 (FEMA P-58-3.1)
Volume 3—Supporting Electronic Materials and Background Documentation (FEMA P-58-3) consists of a series of electronic products assembled to assist engineers in conducting seismic performance assessments and in understanding the technical basis of the methodology. The CD includes all three volumes.
13.17M
Icon for file of type application/x-zip-compressedSeismic Performance Assessment of Buildings Volume 3—Spreadsheet Tools (FEMA P-58-3.3–3.6)
Volume 3—Supporting Electronic Materials and Background Documentation (FEMA P-58-3) consists of a series of electronic products assembled to assist engineers in conducting seismic performance assessments and in understanding the technical basis of the methodology. The CD includes all three volumes.
5.15M
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