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A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction and Single-Family Dwellings: Cost Impact Analysis



Release Date: 
January 1977 (260 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 7, 2012



This report presents the results of a detailed analysis of the increased costs imposed by the earthquake resistive construction recommendations specified in the report titled " A Methodology for Seismic Design and Construction of Single Family Dwellings" , hereafter referred to as the Report.

The methods used for the preparation of the cost impact analysis as well as the conclusions drawn are fully explained in the succeeding chapters. A brief synopsis of these items is contained in the remainder of this chapter.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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