The ATC-28 report, Development of Guidelines for Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings, Phase I (FEMA 237), was developed under a contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the ATC-28 Project. (Published 1992, 150 pages)
ABSTRACT: This report identifies and provides resolutions for issues that will affect the development of guidelines for the seismic strengthening of existing buildings. Issues addressed include: implementation and format, coordination with other efforts, legal and political, social, economic, historic buildings, research and technology, seismicity and mapping, engineering philosophy and goals, issues related to the development of specific provisions, and nonstructural element issues.
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