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COSMOS Technical Sessions


2017 COSMOS Technical Session

The Evolving Process of Determining Site-Specific Design Ground Motions in Areas of High Seismicity

November 17, 2017
7:30-8:30 AM Registration and breakfast
8:30 AM—5:00 PM Technical Program
5:00-6:00 PM Cocktail hour
Crowne Plaza Hotel San Francisco Airport
Burlingame, California

Past Technical Sessions

Moving Toward Site-Specific Ground Motion Hazard
Current Ground-Motion Design Value Maps—Issues and Proposed Solutions
Developing Site-Specific Ground Motions to Satisfy the Proposed New Chapter 16 of ASCE 7-2016, which Codifies the West Coast Tall Building Seismic Analysis Requirements
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
Issues Associated with Adjusting SGA-based GMPEs for Directivity and Fling, and Short-term Impacts of Serious Aftershocks on Building Code Ground Motions
Ground Motions from Subduction Earthquakes and Issues for Seismic Design
Issues Associated with Applying Conditional Mean Spectra to the Selection and Scaling of Design Ground Motions
Practical Application of the New ASCE 7-10 Required Procedures for Determining Site Specific Ground Motions
Selection and Scaling of Ground Motions for Site Response Analysis and Geotechnical Evaluations
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
An Evaluation of Methods for the Selection and Modification of Ground Motion Time Histories for Building Code and Performance based Earthquake Engineering Applications
Recommendations for the Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories for Building Code Applications

COSMOS is a non-profit organization whose goal is to expand and significantly modernize the acquisition and application of strong-motion data in order to increase public safety from earthquakes.

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