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2015 COSMOS Technical Session PowerPoint Slides Available

PEER—New NGA-East Ground Motions and Database by Silvia Mazzoni

QuakeManager: A New Tool for Ground-Motion Selection and Modificationby Mahmoud Hachem

Update on COSMOS Standards Development by Tony Shakal

New Tools to be used with the CESMD/VDC Websites by Hamid Haddadi

Update on the USGS National Strong-Motion Project Activities: Automated Processing (PRISM) and Ambient Noise Acquisition by Chris Stephens

Developing Simulated MCE Ground Motions for the Los Angeles Basin - Part 1: Cyber Shake by Rob Graves

Developing Simulated MCE Ground Motions for the Los Angeles Basin - Part 2: Results to Date and Plans to Introduce as an Amendment to the 2019 City of Los Angeles Building Code by C.B. Crouse

The New Requirements of ASCE 7-16 for Site-Specific Ground Motions (Interim Solution to Identified Short-Comings in the Seismic Design Provisions of ASCE 7-10) by Charlie Kircher

Procedures for Determining Site-Specific Ground Motions in Accordance with the New Chapter 16 of ASCE 7-16 by C.B. Crouse

Treatment of Epistemic Uncertainty Seismic Hazard for Critical Facilities: Issues and Proposed Solutions by Norm Ambrahamsonr

Development of USGS National Seismic Hazard Maps: Issues and Proposed Solutions by Mark Petersen

New Design Ground Motions in the 2015 NEHRP Provisions and Significant Differences with Respect to ASCE 7-10, ASCE 7-05, and ASCE 7-02 by Nico Luco

Project 17: Issues and Proposed Solutions for Ground-Motion Design Value Maps for Buildings and Other Structures by Ron Hamburger


2015 COSMOS Newsletter Now Available

The latest COSMOS newsletter is now available!



2015 COSMOS VDC Fact Sheet Is Now Available

The latest COSMOS VDC Fact Sheet is now available!



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