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Title: RE: Site Accelerations

You just need to sign up before launching the application on the right hand side

Tarek Mokhtar, SE

Can you post the website for the application you described in your message below?
Thanks in advance,
Larry Hauer, S.E.

Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 11:15:21 -0700
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
From: Tarekmokhtar(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Site Accelerations
USGS has a new web application that calculates everything just by typing the address

Tarek Mokhtar, SE


I actually download the USGS program and run it on my local computer.  It is very straight forward.  Look up the latitude and longitude on google and put into the program along with building code version, site class, etc. and you get all the calculated Sms, Sm1, Sds, Sd1, etc. values along with a response spectra curve if you want.

Thomas Hunt

From:        Larry Hauer <lhauer(--nospam--at)>
To:        "Struct. Eng. Assoc." <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date:        05/16/2012 09:14 AM
Subject:        Site Accelerations

To All,

I have been using the website to obtain specific site acclerations for whatever I am designing. It's a great website because you put in the address and it gives you a Google map along with the various accerations. Unfortunately, the website is down and I am not sure when it will be back up.

So, anyone out there have a good replacement website for finding site acclerations, (I find the USGS site to be too cumbersome)?

Thanks in advance,

Larry Hauer, S.E.

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