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2013 COSMOS Technical Session

Simulated Design Ground Motions: Are We Ready to Use Them? and Developing Site Specific Risk-Targeted Design Ground Motions that Satisfy 2012 IBC/2013 CBC Requirements

November 22, 2013
8:30 AM—6:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn
Emeryville, California


The Consortium of Organizations for Strong-Motion Observation Systems (COSMOS) held its Annual Meeting and Technical Session at the Hilton Garden Inn located in Emeryville, California, on Friday, November 22nd. This year's Technical Session was again co-sponsored by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Center and the California Geological Survey. The program and most powerpoint presentations are available below:

Schedule Title
Authors
7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome and Overview of Day
B. Bachman
Special Presentation on the Lushan, China, Earthquake
8:40 am Strong Ground Motion Motion Measured in the Lushan, China, Ms 7.0 Earthquake
Y. Ren
Simulated Design Ground Motions and Are We Ready to Use Them?
9:00 am Overview of Simulated Ground Motions: Methods/Validation and When They Should Be Considered for Use
N. Abrahamson
9:20 am Review of Methods Currently Available on the SCEC Broadband Platform
D. Dreger
9:50 am SCEC BBP Validation Parameters: SCEC Ground Motions and Recommended Models for Use
C. Goulet
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Additional Validation Parameters: SCEC Ground Motion Simulations and Validation Group
N. Luco and S. Rezaeian
11:15 am
K. Wooddell
11:45 am Simulation Ground Motion Discussion
N. Abrahamson
12:35 pm Lunch
12:55 pm COSMOS Annual Business Meeting
W. Iwan
1:35 pm COSMOS International Activities Update
J. Steidl
1:45 pm Update on the COSMOS Virtual Data Center
H. Haddadi and C. Stephens
Developing Site Specific Risk-Targeted Ground Motions that Satisfy 2012 IBC/2013 CBC
2:00 pm ASCE7-10 Required Procedures for Determining Site Specific Ground Motion Spectra
B. Bachman and N. Luco
2:15 pm Areas of Significant Differences in USGS Mapped Values between ASCE 7-05/2007 CBC and ASCE 7-2010/2013 BCB and Reasons Why
N. Luco
2:30 pm Abrahamson Computer Code for Determining Site Specific Ground Motion Spectra, Risk-Targeted Adjustments and other ASCE-7-2010 MCER Adjustments
N. Abrahamson
3:00 pm Break
3:10 pm Using Online PEER DGML Tool to Select and Scale Ground Motions to Satisfy ASCE 71-0 Requirements and DGML Tool Update
S. Mazzoni
3:35 pm Proposed New Site Factors for ASCE 7-2016 based on PEER NGA West 2
J. Stewart
4:05 pm Panel Discussion
All
4:50 pm Concluding Remarks
All
5:00 pm Adjourn for Cocktail Hour (No Host)
All

Past Technical Sessions

Year
Title
2012
Issues Associated with Adjusting SGA-based GMPEs for Directivity and Fling, and Short-term Impacts of Serious Aftershocks on Building Code Ground Motions
2011
Ground Motions from Subduction Earthquakes and Issues for Seismic Design
2010
Issues Associated with Applying Conditional Mean Spectra to the Selection and Scaling of Design Ground Motions
2009
Practical Application of the New ASCE 7-10 Required Procedures for Determining Site Specific Ground Motions
2008
Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions for Site Response Analysis and Geotechnical Evaluations
2007
Recommendations for Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions for Building Code and Current Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering (PBEE) - Applications and an Evaluation of Selection and Scaling Procedures Proposed for the Next Generation of PBEE
2006
An Evaluation of Methods for the Selection and Modification of Ground Motion Time Histories for Building Code and Performance based Earthquake Engineering Applications
2005
Recommendations for the Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories for Building Code Applications

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