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Re: Design criteria in China

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R.D.McConnell wrote:
> Suzhou appears to be in a 0.05g zone. (Some nominally classify this as
> a Zone I.) Source: Seismic Zoning Map of China, from: "Seismic Design of
> Buildings in China", Hu Shiping; p.703, EERI Earthquake Spectra, Vol.9,
> No.4, Nov.1993. Note that the accelerations are based on the Medvedev
> scale  ---- but can be plugged in the UBC equations as is.
>                                                         Dick McConnell
Dick, thank you for the info, it is a tremendous time saver !!!