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- From: "Stewart, Warren" <wstewart(--nospam--at)frharris.com>
- Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 18:17:54 -0400
Most of these manuals can be obtained on CD-ROM from National Institute of Building Sciences (202/289-7800 www.ccb.org) as a subscription service (Construction Criteria Base or CCB), updated quarterly, approx. $900 per year or free if you have DOD design contract. Warren Stewart >> What is the Tri-service Manual and how does it relate to NAVFAC ? How >> to order the Manual (is there a web site)? Thanks > > >The Tri-services manual has been around for about 25 years if I remember >correctly, and is in most structural engineering offices. (I hope!) > >The actual designation is: > Army TM 5-809-10 > Navy NAVFAC P-355 > Air Force AFM 88-3, Chap.13 > >"Technical Manual" - "Seismic Design for Buildings" - hence the name >"Tri-Services manual. > >My edition is 1982, which I got in 1991; I don't know if there is a newer >edition. > >There are also two subsequent or auxiliary manuals which address seismic >retro fitting and I believe, issues concerning push-over analysis. > >There are also numerous other NAVFAC manuals, such as the following: > >DM 7.1 and 7.2 - Soils and foundations >DM 5 - Civil Engineering >DM 2 - Structural Engineering >DM 3 - Mechanical Engineering >DM 38 - Weight Handling Equipment and Service Craft - i.e. >cranes, dredges, pile driving etc. > >In the front of some of these manuals there are listings of other basic >manuals and specific manuals. > >Another manual that some people may be interested in, especially engineers >that live along the California coast and are expecting El Nino problems, >are the Shore Protection Manuals (two volumes) by the Army Corps of Engineers. > >All of these manuals can be purchased through government book stores at >reasonable prices. > > > >Neil Moore >S.E.
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