Task 8 – Input Ground Motions for Tall Buildings with Subterranean Levels

Task description – Prepare interim report describing the state of the art and practice for definition and input of ground motions for tall buildings with embedded foundations. Define additional needed studies as appropriate. Rely on past analytical and empirical studies. Work with experienced engineers familiar with tall building configurations and analysis procedures. Also, identify any other major issues to be investigated for foundation design of tall buildings.

Lead investigator – Jon Stewart

Team members – C.B. Crouse, M. Lew, F. Ostadaan, and E. Taciroglu.

Status – Completed

Task 8 Final Report

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