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COSMOS Technical Sessions

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2009 COSMOS Technical Session

Practical Application of the New ASCE 7-10 Required Procedures for Determining Site Specific Ground Motions

November 6, 2009
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Clarion Hotel San Francisco Airport
Milbrae, California

A Summary by Jennie Watson-Lamprey for the 2009 Technical Session

Practical Application of the New ASCE 7-10 Required
Procedures for Determining Site Specific Ground Motions


Schedule Title Authors
7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 Welcome and Overview of Day B. Bachman
8:40 Conclusions from previous COSMOS meeting and
importance of today’s topic
N. Abrahamson
Overview of Building Code Updates to Design Ground Motion Criteria
9:10 Basis for the New Risk-targeted Ground Motion Maps C. Kircher
9:35 Maximum Direction Shaking: Amplitude and Orientation A. Whittaker
10:00 Preparation of New Seismic Design Maps and Associated Web Products Nico Luco
10:25 BREAK
10:40 New Liquefaction Requirements and Associated PGA Maps C.B Crouse
11:15 Factors for Calculating Maximum Rotated Component J. Watson-Lamprey
11:40 Application of Directivity and Maximum Rotated Component Factors Nick Gregor
Noon LUNCH
12:30 COSMOS Annual Business Meeting B. Iwan
1:30 BREAK
1:40 Application of ASCE 7-05 and Recent OSHPD Express Terms for Selection of Ground Motions for a Healthcare Facility A. Bastani
2:10 Selection of Ground Motions for a Hospital Application R. Golesorkhi
2:40 Should Design Spectra in Building Codes Be Specified from the Maximum Component or the Average Horizontal? Jon Stewart
3:45 NGA in Practice: Implementation of NGA in Accordance with the Codes Martin Walker
5:00 BREAK
4:00 Panel Discussion
5:00 Adjourn for Cocktail Hour

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