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Meetings & Workshops : COSMOS Technical Sessions

2008 COSMOS Technical Session -

Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions for Site Response Analysis and Geotechnical Evaluations

November 21, 2008
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Hilton Oakland Airport
Oakland, California

Schedule Title Authors
7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 Welcome and Overview of Day

B. Bachman
8:45 Conclusions from Previous COSMOS Meeting and Importance of Today’s Topic

N. Abrahamson
9:15 Site-Specific Site Response Analysis and Its Link to Structural Analysis, Design, and Code Requirements

C. B. Crouse
9:45 Time History Selection for Design and Analysis of LA
Port Marginal Wharf Facilities

P. Lam
10:15 BREAK

10:45 Update on New Center for Earthquake Strong-Motion Data

W. Savage
T. Shakal
11:00 Update on COSMOS Initiatives

Bill Iwan
Doug Dreger
C. B Crouse
N. Abrahamson
11:30 LUNCH

Noon COSMOS Annual Meeting

J. F. Davis
1:00 Introduction to Research on Time Series Selection for Geotechnical Projects

J. Watson-Lamprey
1:15 BART Tube Project Time Series Selection Concerns
and the Final Resolution

T. Travasarou
1:45 DSOD Approach to Developing Design Ground Motions for Earth Dams

J. Howard
2:15 Ground Motion Parameters that Control Ground Response Analysis Results

C. Goulet
5:00 Variability of Levee Response Due to Time History Selection

A. Zekkos
3:15 BREAK

3:45 Panel Discussion

5:00 Adjourn for no-host cocktail hour

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