Symbols and Notations.
area as required.
In overseas construction where
local materials of grades other than those stated
herein are used, the nominal capacities, grades, and
Symbols and notations pertaining to the text are
other requirements of this document will be modified
defined where they occur.
Other symbols and
notations pertaining to ground motion and design
examples are defined in Appendix B.
Minimum analytical procedures.
three basic analytical procedures prescribed by this
document are described in Chapter 5, and the
minimum analytical procedure permitted for each
Technical terms pertaining to seismic and geological
performance objective is indicated in Table 4-4.
hazards are defined in the Glossary in Appendix C.
Chapter 5 also provides guidance as to the
Ground Motion Data.
limitations of the minimum procedures and the need
for more rigorous analyses.
Ground motion background data are provided in
Appendix D; site-specific probabilistic seismic
criteria for the various performance objectives are
hazard analyses are described in Appendix E;
prescribed for each of the three analytical procedures
in Chapter 6, and numerical values of the acceptance
Appendix F; and geologic screening examples are
criteria for various structural and nonstructural
provided in Appendix G.
systems are provided in Chapters 7 through 10.
Chapter 8 provides guidance for the design of
Examples of structural design for buildings are
provided in Appendix H; design for architectural
components are provided in Appendix I; and design
(7) Nonstructural systems and components.
for mechanical and electrical components are
The seismic analysis and design of nonstructural
provided in Appendix J.
systems and components for various performance
objectives is prescribed in Chapter 10.
A bibliography of publications that may furnish
additional information or background data is
Appendix A contains a list of references pertaining
provided in Appendix K.
to this document.