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Re: Seismic Design Manual Vol 2

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Shafat Qazi wrote:

>
> Finally! Seismic design manual Volume 2 has been released for sale.
> This is the second volume of the three-volume SEAOC Seismic Design
> Manual. Along with Volume I, this document has been developed by the
> Structural Engineers Association of California to provide guidance on
> the interpretation and use of seismic requirements of the 1997 UBC and
> 1999 Recommended Lateral Force Requirements and Commentary (the 1999
> SEAOC Blue Book). Provides more than 300 pages of light frame, masonry
> and tilt-up examples
>
> You can order your copy at this address:
>
> http://www.icbo.org/wsnsa.dll/prodshow.w?prodid=SEAOC2
>
> It runs about $60
>
> My take: Excellent document. Real good solved design examples
>
> Shafat Qazi, P.E.
> Admin SEAINT
>
> p.s. The final release of IBC 2000 is out.

Will any volumes include design examples of retaining walls with various
loading conditions in addition to seismic loads?

Albert J. Meyer, Jr., P.E.