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Guidelines to Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings

UC Berkeley (PEER)

Performance Based Design

03-07

$250,000

September 2007 - December 2011

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Professor Jack Moehle

Ron Klemencic, President, MKA Associates and Member, CPF Advisory Council

To develop performance-based seismic design guidelines, ready for adoption by local jurisdictions and code-writing organizations, to facilitate the rapid acceptance of tall buildings in seismically active regions designed by alternative procedures.

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