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NEHRP Handbook for Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings (FEMA 178)

FEMA The NEHRP Handbook for the Seismic Evaluation of Buildings, FEMA-178, describes analysis procedures and acceptance criteria often referenced when evaluating the seismic hazards of existing buildings. This document can be ordered from FEMA’s website.