The latest volume of Earthquake Engineering Research Institute's Earthquake
Spectra Publication arrived today. It focuses on Seismic Design Provisions
and Guidelines, including the USGS Seismic Hazard Maps. It looks like an
excellent overview of the development of the UBC the IBC and the NEHRP
Its available from EERI for $30. (www.eeri.org)
A lot of names familiar to seaint list regulars are included among the
authors, editors and references.