Seismic Design of Buildings

19.1 Introduction 19-1

19.2 Earthquakes — Their Cause and Effect 19-1

19.3 Lateral Force Resisting Systems 19-2

Innovative Techniques

19.4 Types of Buildings and Typical

Earthquake Performance 19-5

Wood Frame • Steel-Frame Buildings • Concrete Buildings • Masonry Buildings • Configuration, Irregularities, and Pounding

19.5 2000 NEHRP Recommended Provisions 19-14

Overview • Performance Intent and Objectives • Seismic Hazard Maps and Ground Motion Parameters • Seismic Design Categories • Permissible Structural Systems • Design Coefficients • Analysis Procedures • Load Combinations and Strength Requirements • Drift Limitations • Structural Detailing

Glossary 19-30

References 19-32

Further Reading 19-33

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