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Home Builders Guide to Seismic Resistant Construction

Home Builders Guide to Seismic Resistant Construction

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Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Publisher: Fredonia Books, 2005


  1. Preface
  2. Introduction, Background and Seismic Risk Areas
  3. Principles of Seismic Resistance in Dwellings
  4. Architectural Considerations
  5. Site Selection
  6. Elements of the Seismic Resistant System
  7. Foundations and Foundation Details
  8. Floors
  9. Shear Walls
  10. Roof Requirements
  11. Masonry Chimneys
  12. Concrete Masonry
  13. Clay Masonry
  14. Masonry and Stone Veneer
  15. Building Code and References
  16. Home Builders Check List
  17. Appendix: Typical Regular Floor Plans for Earthquake Resistance
  18. Acknowledgments

ISBN: 9781410108791

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