The ATC-14 report, Evaluating the Seismic Resistance of Existing Buildings, was developed under a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (Published 1987, 370 pages)
ABSTRACT: This report, written for practicing structural engineers, describes a methodology for performing preliminary and detailed building seismic evaluations. The report contains a state-of-practice review, seismic loading criteria, data collection procedures, a detailed description of the building classification system, preliminary and detailed analysis procedures, and example case studies, including nonstructural considerations.
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