A Framework for Performance-Based Seismic Design

by C. Allin Cornell, (M.ASCE),
Helmut Krawinkler, (M.ASCE),



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures 2001: A Structural Engineering Odyssey

Abstract:

The following probabilistic framework for seismic performance assessment is presented as an effective foundation for the development of performance-based guidelines. It suggests a generic structure for coordinating, combining and assessing the many considerations implicit in performance-based seismic assessment and design.



Subject Headings: Seismic design | Probability | Frames | Earthquake resistant structures | Foundation design | Seismic tests | Seismic effects

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