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I have attended a training entitled "Aseismic Design and Construction of
Structures" sponsored by the Asian Institute of Technology and they talked
about seismic analysis, design  and investigation of structures. Thanks.

Celso O. Mendoza, P.Eng.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brent Koch" <kochengr(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 11:34 AM
Subject: RE: English 101

> Wordsmithing aside, I am enrolled in the UC Berkeley Extension course
> "Seismic Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures" which is being taught
> a Degenkolb designer. One of our primary textbooks is "Seismic Design of
> Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings" by Paulay and Priestly. So the
> instructor, who works for the quizmaster, tells us this text is akin to
> Bible of seismic design. [akin, adj.& adv., 1. Of the same kin; related by
> blood 2. Of the same nature or qualities.]
> I vote that aseismic is atypical.
> Brent R. Koch, P.E. not aS.E.
> Livermore, CA