Seismology Committee Meeting

February 04, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Stantec
3301 C Street, Suite 1900
Sacramento, CA 95816

The purpose for this meeting will be the review and discussion of the recently released BSSC PUC Member Organization Ballot #4 proposals.

This ballot includes 6 proposals; 3 of them are related to changes in NEHRP Part 1 & Part 2, and 3 of them are associated with new Resource Papers in Part 3.  We will focus first on the Part 1 / Part 2 proposals, and discuss the Part 3 proposals if time permits.

The Part 1 / Part 2 proposals include

  • No. 37 – modifications to ASCE 7 Section 11.9
  • No. 43 – addition of CLT shear walls to ASCE 7 Table 12.2-1 and 12.14-1, and associated design provisions for inclusion in Chapter 14.
  • No. 49 – consolidation of Seismic Design Categories D,E, and F to SDC D

 

The Part 3 proposals include

  • No. 46 – Development of Diaphragm Rs factors
  • No. 47 – Calculation of Diaphragm Deflections
  • No. 48 – Design of Isolated and Coupled Shear Walls (Concrete, Masonry, Structural Steel, Cold-formed Steel, and Wood)

 

The proposals can be downloaded from the following link: 

https://portal.nibs.org/files/wl/?id=1UYbc63kc2PRhdga1wD7uDhChtbBRwZ8

Pizza and Soda will be served. RSVP to David Palmer.