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Re: PML Studies

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PML = Probable Maximum Loss - it is an evaluation of a building to determine
what the probable maximu loss would be if subjected to a specific size
earthquake.

STRISK = is software which determines the PML.

Fountain Conner wrote:

> What's PML?  And STRISK?
>
> At first glance PML looks like it might be a typo from using the left
> instead of the right hand.  If so, failure to recognize the condition,
> could result in a certain amount of "RISK", but ST RISK?
>
> I don't think so, however.  This is a structural forum, and I'm old enough
> to ask when I don't know.
>
> Thanx,
>
> Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
> Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561
>
> ----------
> > Subject:    PML Studies
> > Author: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Date:       8/14/98 9:33 AM
> >
> > Can anyone tell me who is doing PML studies in L.A. area and what
> > software they are using, STRISK is the only software I am aware of.
> >
> > Mark
>