Chapter 2. Seismic Design Regulations

  1. Charles K. Erdey Formerly Adjunct Professor

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch2

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

How to Cite

Erdey, C. K. (2006) Seismic Design Regulations, in Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch2

Author Information

  1. Northern Arizona University, California State University Long Beach, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470048436

Online ISBN: 9780470168042



  • seismic design regulations;
  • Santa Monica Community College Chemistry Building collapse;
  • LRFD and allowable stress design (ASD) analysis;
  • seismic design requirements in masonry;
  • design seismic forces in 1997 UBC


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Building Codes

  • UBC 1997: A Model Code

  • Interaction of Building Codes and Other Standards

  • IBC 2006