Development of Performance-Based Seismic Design Guidelines, Phase III (2010-2011)

Applied Technology Council, Redwood City, California Funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Project goals:

Beta test the 75% draft ATC-58 Performance-Based Seismic Design Methodology, and the Performance Assessment Calculation Tool Software (PACT)

Personal contributions:

Test the methodology and software using a 4-story reinforced concrete (RC) special moment frame (SMF) building, and provide a written report documenting the results of the study.