The ATC-9 report, An Evaluation of the Imperial County Services Building Earthquake Response and Associated Damage, was published under a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (Published 1984, 231 pages)
ABSTRACT: The report presents the results of an in-depth evaluation of the Imperial County Services Building, a 6-story reinforced concrete frame and shear wall building severely damaged by the October 15, 1979 Imperial Valley, California, earthquake. The report contains a review and evaluation of earthquake damage to the building, a review and evaluation of the seismic design, a comparison of the requirements of various building codes as they relate to the building, and conclusions and recommendations pertaining to future building code provisions and future research needs.
View Title Page, Preface, and Contents on the "More Info" tab