Simplified Seismic Design Procedures
The development of Simplified Seismic Design is directed by the PUC through the Simplified Seismic Design Project Management Committee.
Simplified Seismic Design Project Management Committee
|William Holmes, SE||Rutherford and Chekene||Chair|
|James R. Harris, PhD, PE||J. R. Harris and Company||Member|
|John D. Hooper, SE||Magnusson Klemencic Associates||Member|
|Dominic J. Kelly||Simpson Gumpertz and Heger, Inc.||Member|
|Barry Welliver, SE||BHW Engineers, LLC||Member|
The documents below are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs.
The Simplified PMC convenes Work Groups to focus on specific tasks assigned to it by the Provisions Update Committee. For the 2014 Update cycle the following WG's have been formed.
- Project Work Group 1 – Torsion Procedures
Chair: James Harris
- Project Work Group 2 – Simplified Design Procedure (New ASCE 7-10 Chapter 24)
Chair: John Hooper
- Project Work Group 3 - Developing Design Procedures for Rigid Wall-Flexible Diaphragm (RW-FD Buildings
Chair: Dominick Kelley
Information about the Work Groups activities is available to BSSC members on the portal.
The Simplified PMC has also established a Simplified Seismic Design Project Review Panel consisting of members of the Provisions Update Committee to help guide the work of the Simplified project. The Panel is chaired by PMC Chair William Holmes. Panel Roster
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