The Resource Homebuilders' guide to earthquake-resistant design and construction, prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, (electronic resource)

Homebuilders' guide to earthquake-resistant design and construction, prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, (electronic resource)

Label
Homebuilders' guide to earthquake-resistant design and construction
Title
Homebuilders' guide to earthquake-resistant design and construction
Statement of responsibility
prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security
Title variation
Home builders' guide to earthquake resistant design and construction
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CIT
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Building Seismic Safety Council (U.S.)
  • United States
  • International Code Council
  • National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (U.S.)
  • SOHA Engineers
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  • Earthquake resistant design
  • Buildings
  • Architecture, Domestic
Label
Homebuilders' guide to earthquake-resistant design and construction, prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (FEMA, viewed Sept. 19, 2006)
  • "June 2006."
  • A complete rewrite of the 1998 document, Home builders guide to seismic resistant construction (FEMA 232)
  • "This guide provides information on current best practices for earthquake-resistant house design and construction for use by builders, designers, code enforcement personnel, and potential homeowners. It incorporates lessons learned from the 1989 Loma Prieta and 1994 Northridge earthquakes as well as knowledge gained from the FEMA-funded CUREE-Caltech Woodframe Project. It also introduces and explains the effects of earthquake loads on one- and two-family detached houses and identifies the requirements of the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC) intended to resist these loads .... Additional appendices feature checklists for builders, designers, and plan checkers; explain significant differences between the 2003 and 2006 editions of the IRC; and present a list of reference materials"--Executive Summary (p.1)
  • "FEMA 232."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-205)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
71359883
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 212 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(GPO)99281628
Label
Homebuilders' guide to earthquake-resistant design and construction, prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (FEMA, viewed Sept. 19, 2006)
  • "June 2006."
  • A complete rewrite of the 1998 document, Home builders guide to seismic resistant construction (FEMA 232)
  • "This guide provides information on current best practices for earthquake-resistant house design and construction for use by builders, designers, code enforcement personnel, and potential homeowners. It incorporates lessons learned from the 1989 Loma Prieta and 1994 Northridge earthquakes as well as knowledge gained from the FEMA-funded CUREE-Caltech Woodframe Project. It also introduces and explains the effects of earthquake loads on one- and two-family detached houses and identifies the requirements of the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC) intended to resist these loads .... Additional appendices feature checklists for builders, designers, and plan checkers; explain significant differences between the 2003 and 2006 editions of the IRC; and present a list of reference materials"--Executive Summary (p.1)
  • "FEMA 232."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-205)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
71359883
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 212 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(GPO)99281628

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