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Building Seismic Safety Council 2008 Annual Meeting

2008 Annual Meeting

Seismic Design Procedures Reassessment Group's Workshop
September 10, 2008

Embassy Suites Hotel, Burligame, CA
Sponsored by FEMA and USGS

The BSSC Seismic Design Procedures Reassessment Group (SDPRG), also known as the Project 07 Committee, has met and held teleconferences since 2007 in an effort to explore the development of New Seismic Ground Motions Design Maps and Procedures for Use in the 2009 NEHRP Recommended Provisions. Their work resulted in proposals for the Provisions Update Committee's consideration.

This meeting, open to the BSSC membership and the pulic, also served as the BSSC annual meeting of the membership.

The documents below are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. PDF

Agenda

Workshop participants

Presentations

Goals and Status of the 2009 NEHRP Provisions Update
Contributor: Ronald O. Hamburger, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, PUC Chair

Introduction to SDPRG & Changes Proposed for the 2009 NEHRP Provisions
Contributors: Charlie Kircher, Kircher & Associates, SDPRG Chair
Nicolas Luco, USGS
Andrew Whittaker, SUNY - Buffalo

Summary of SDPRG Proposal for Changes to the 2009 NEHRP Provisions
Contributors: Charlie Kircher, Kircher & Associates, SDPRG Chair
Nicolas Luco, USGS
Andrew Whittaker, SUNY - Buffalo

The New 2008 USGS National Seismic Hazard Maps
Contributor: Mark Petersen, USGS National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project Chief

Risk-Targeted Ground Motions
Contributor: Nicolas Luco, USGS

Proposed Update of USGS Java Ground Motion Parameter Calculator
Contributors: Nicolas Luco
Eric Martinez

Maximum Direction Ground Motions
Contributors: Andrew Whittaker, Professor of the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering at University of Buffalo, SDPRG Task Leader
Yin-Nan Huang
Nico Luco

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