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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: First Performance-Based Seismic Design Tower in Oakland, CA
Author(s): Devin K. Daniel and Ian S. McFarlane
Publication: Web Session
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Abstract:This session presents the state of practice for the performance-based seismic design (PBSD) of reinforced concrete buildings. The use of PBSD for new construction is expanding, as evidenced by the design guidelines that are available and the stock of completed building projects. These presentations bring together the implementation of PBSD through state-of-the art project examples, the current design guidelines employed, and research that supports PBSD.
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