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COSMOS Technical Sessions


2007 COSMOS Technical Session

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

November 9, 2007
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn
Emeryville, California

Schedule Title Authors
7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 Welcome and Overview of Day B. Bachman
8:45 Consensus on Observations and Selection
and Scaling of Ground Motions to Meet Building Code Requirements from Previous Technical Sessions
N. Abrahamson
9:15 Next Generation of PBEE Overview (ATC-58) R. Hamburger
10:00 Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions per the ATC-58 Procedures R. Hamburger
10:30 Updated Procedures for Selection and Scaling Ground Motions for Estimating Building Collapse (ATC-63) C. Kircher
11:00 New National Center for Engineering Strong-Motion Data W. Savage (USGS)
T. Shakal (CGS)
11:30 LUNCH
Noon COSMOS Annual Meeting J. F. Davis
12:45 PEER GMSM Program: Recommendations for Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions and Evaluation of the ATC-58 Procedures

PEER GMSM Program: Findings and Initial Recommendations

Assessment of Ground Motion Selection and Scaling Methods Presented in ATC-58

J. Watson- Lamprey
C. Haselton
F. Zareian
N. Luco
3:00 BREAK
3:15 Panel Discussion B. Bachman, Moderator
4:00 Open Discussion: Audience / Panel Interaction B. Bachman,
4:15 Technical Session Wrap-up N. Abrahamson &
B. Bachman
5:00 Adjourn
5:00 No host cocktail hour + hors d’oeuvres + poster

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