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NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures. 2015 Edition

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The 2015 NEHRP Provisions marks the ninth edition of this technical resource document since its first publication in 1985. FEMA is proud to sponsor this cycle of the NEHRP Provisions update, and to publish the new edition for use by national codes and standards organizations and the general public. The 2015 NEHRP Provisions are a new knowledge-based resource document intended to translate research results into engineering design practice. The new changes in the 2015 NEHRP Provisions have incorporated extensive results and findings from recent research projects, problem-focused studies, and post-earthquake investigation reports conducted by various professional organizations, research institutes, universities, material industries, and the NEHRP agencies. Similar to the previous edition, the 2015 NEHRP Provisions have adopted by reference the American Structural Engineers Association (ASCE) / Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) standard ASCE/SEI 7-10: Minimum Design Loads for New Buildings and Other Structures as the baseline.

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2015 NEHRP Provisions Volume I: Part 1 Provisions, Part 2 Commentary (FEMA P-1050-1)

Part I of the 2015 NEHRP Provisions includes recommended new changes and modifications to the adopted ASCE/SEI 7-10. Part II provides a full commentary for Part I, consisting of new commentaries integrated with the ASCE/SEI 7-10 commentary.

FEMA P-1050 DVD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520. The DVD includes additional design standard and building code-related resources.

 

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2015 NEHRP Provisions Volume II: Part 3 Resource Papers (FEMA P-1050-2)

Part III contains resource papers covering new concepts and methods for trial use and other supporting materials for design professionals. FEMA P-1050 DVD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520. The DVD includes additional design standard and building code-related resources.

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2015 NEHRP Provisions: Design Examples (FEMA P-1051)

This edition of the design examples reflects the technical changes in the 2015 NEHRP Provisions. FEMA P-1051 CD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520.

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2015 NEHRP Provisions: Design Examples Flow Charts (FEMA P-1051B)

These flow charts are part of the design examples. FEMA P-1051 CD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520.

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Icon for file of type application/zip2015 NEHRP Provisions: Training and Instructional Materials (FEMA P-1052) Part 1

These updated training and instructional materials supplement the design examples. FEMA P-1052 Part 1 includes Chapters 1–6. FEMA P-1052 CD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520.

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Icon for file of type application/zip2015 NEHRP Provisions: Training and Instructional Materials (FEMA P-1052) Part 2

These updated training and instructional materials supplement the design examples. FEMA P-1052 Part 2 includes Chapters 7–12. FEMA P-1052 CD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520.

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Icon for file of type application/zip2015 NEHRP Provisions: Training and Instructional Materials (FEMA P-1052) Part 3

These updated training and instructional materials supplement the design examples. FEMA P-1052 Part 3 includes Chapters 13–18. FEMA P-1052 CD is available for order from the FEMA Distribution Center, 1-800-480-2520.

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