Typical Costs of Seismic Rehab of Existing Buildings

Credit: 8 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $24.00
Pages: 80

Course Summary

This technical material is contained in a trilogy, with supporting documentation, completed in 1989:

  • a method for the rapid identification of buildings that might be hazardous in the event of an earthquake which can be conducted without gaining access to the buildings themselves;
  • a methodology for a more detailed evaluation of buildings that identifies structural flaws that have caused collapse in past earthquakes and might do so again in future earthquakes, and
  • a compendium of the most commonly used techniques of seismic rehabilitation.

Learning Objectives

  • Summary results
  • Cost considerations and definitions
  • Cost database
  • Determination of typical costs

Course Author

Federal Emergency Management Agency

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