The ATC-40 report, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Concrete Buildings, was developed under a contract from the California Seismic Safety Commission. (Published, 1996, 612 pages)
ABSTRACT: This 2-volume report provides a state-of-the-art methodology for the seismic evaluation and retrofit of concrete buildings. Specific guidance is provided on the following topics: performance objectives, seismic hazard, determination of deficiencies, retrofit strategies, quality assurance procedures, nonlinear static analysis procedures, modeling rules, foundation effects, response limits, and nonstructural components. In 1997, this report received the Western States Seismic Policy Council Overall Excellence and New Technology Award.
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