ABSTRACT

Societal Implications: Selected Readings   [open pdf - 9MB]

"These selected readings provide participants in the building process at the local, State, and regional levels with information on the most significant societal implications of adopting new or improved seismic regulations for new buildings. Included are papers on the estimated impact of the NEHRP [National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program] Recommended Provisions on design and construction costs, seismic hazards in various areas of the U.S., seismic safety codes, current seismic hazard mitigation practices and programs, and recent seismic safety policy research. The book also contains an extensive bibliography, a list of information sources, and a glossary of terms."

Report Number:
FEMA- 84
Publisher:
Date:
1985-06
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Federal Emergency Management Agency: http://www.fema.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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