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Nels is a bit modest. The Levin book is good as a general reference on hillside construction but another valuable addition to your bookshelf on hillside homes is a PEER report (No. 2000/03) Nels co-authored with Detlof von Winterfeldt and Alicia Kitsuse on engineering retrofit decisions for hillside homes.  He has some excellent illustrations of hillside framing and behavior that are quite useful in explaining retrofit concepts to homeowners.  It also discusses how to approach the public policy issues of setting retrofit criteria for hillside homes.  A very readable and helpful 44 page report. It can be downloaded at:
 
Regards,
Bill Cain, S.E.
Berkeley CA
 
In a message dated 6/10/2005 9:50:43 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, njineer(--nospam--at)att.net writes:

“Hillside Building Design and Construction” by Arthur H. Levin, published by Builder’s Book, Inc., 800-273-7375.

 

Nels Roselund, SE

South San Gabriel, CA

njineer(--nospam--at)att.net


From: ASQENGG2(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:ASQENGG2(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 9:05 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Hillside Engineering Design Reference Books

 

To everyone,

 

I'm looking for the best hillside engineering design reference.  Hope somebody in the list can recommend the best book to buy.

 

Thanks a lot in advance.

 

 

ASQuilalaJr., P.E.