This report synthesizes the existing information on hybrid coupled wall (HCW) systems into helpful recommendations pertaining to their seismic analysis and design.
Finley Charney provides authoritative explanations of the seismic provisions offered in Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, Standard ASCE/SEI 7-05.
S.K. Ghosh, Susan Dowty, and Prabuddha Dasgupta describe the revisions to the seismic load requirements set forth in Standard ASCE 7-10, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
CDRM 2 examines the engineering balance between potential losses from natural disasters and financial commitments to infrastructure protection.
CDRM 3 contains a collection of papers presented at a 2006 symposium on the natural and technological hazards occurring in the central United States, specifically in Missouri, Illinois, and Tennessee.
TCLEE Monograph 30 summarizes the observations of damage to lifeline infrastructure systems caused by the Sumatra-Andaman Island earthquake of December 26, 2004.
Standard ASCE/SEI 31-03 and Standard ASCE/SEI 41-06 together provide the complete picture on seismic rehabilitation and evaluation of existing buildings.