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Update from the SEAOC Seismology - Non-Structural Component Subcommittee

Friday, July 28, 2017  

By Marlou B. Rodriguez, S.E., Sub-Committee Chair

The Non-Structural Component subcommittee is part of SEAOC Seismology. This committee is focused on developing documents that will guide the structural engineers in understanding the building code when it comes to the seismic provisions of ASCE7. 

The committee is currently focused on updating current blue book article that relate to Non-Structural Components such as Article 6.03.010 “Seismic Design Recommendations for Fire Sprinklers”. The committee is also planning on developing new documents such as the following:

  • Guide on a list of design resources for Non-Structural Components
  • Design Example Problems for Non-Structural Components