Significant Changes to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10. Ph D. S K. Ghosh, P. E. Susan Dowty, Ph D. Prabuddha Dasgupta, P. E.

Significant Changes to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10.

American Society of Civil Engineers, 04/2011. An Illustrated Guide. Item #25392
ISBN: 9780784411179

From the Publisher;


Significant Changes to Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10: An
Illustrated Guide
focuses on the revisions to the seismic load requirements
set forth in the latest edition of the Standard for minimum design loads.
Mirroring the organization of the seismic chapters in ASCE 7-10, this
handy reference briefly summarizes each change to the seismic provisions that
might affect actual practice or enforcement and immediately follows up with the
precise wording of the change. The impact of each update is explained in clear,
straightforward language accompanied by diagrams, examples, and color
photographs and illustrations to enrich the reader's understanding.


Significant Changes to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10: An
Illustrated Guide
translates the changes to the seismic provisions of
ASCE Standard 7-10
into a form readily accessible by structural engineers,
architects, contractors, building officials and inspectors, and allied
professionals.


About the Authors;


S. K. Ghosh, Ph.D., is president, Susan Dowty, P.E., is vice
president and Prabuddha Dasgupta, Ph.D., P.E., is engineering manager of
S. K. Ghosh Associates Inc., a seismic and building code consulting firm based
in Palatine, Illinois, and Aliso Viejo, California. All three are active in
development and interpretation of U.S. codes and standards.


197 pages, paperback. American Society of Civil Engineers, (April 2011)


 

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