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COSMOS Technical Sessions

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2005 COSMOS Technical Session

Recommendations for the Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories for Building Code Applications

November 18, 2005
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Westin Hotel
Millbrae, California

Schedule Title Authors
10:00 Welcome and Overview of Session B. Bachman
10:15 Additional Remarks and Setting the Stage for the Session N. Abrahamson
10:30 Current Code and Standard Requirements for the Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories and Background on their Development C. Kircher
11:00 Example of Current Code Procedure Applied to the Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories at a Southern California Site C.B. Crouse
11:30 Example of Current Code Procedure Applied to
the Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories at a Northern California Site
Mark Sinclair
Noon LUNCH
12:45 Recommendations for Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Records to Satisfy Code
Requirements including Spectrum Compatible
Scaling (Frequency Scaling)
N. Abrahamson
1:30 Record Selection Insights from the Study of Epsilon and Inelastic Displacement: Use with Deterministic Code Applications C. Allin Cornell
2:00 Guidelines for the Selection, Modification and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories P. Somerville
2:30 Selection of Ground Motion Time Histories for Code Applications Using the Peer Lifeline Project Procedures B. Youngs
3:00 BREAK
3:15 Panel Discussion B. Bachman, Moderator
4:00 Open Discussion: Audience / Panel Interaction B. Bachman,
Moderator
4:45 Technical Session Wrap-up N. Abrahamson &
B. Bachman
5:00 Adjourn
5:00 No host cocktail hour + hors d’oeuvres + poster session

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