Now Available! Update of FEMA P-58 Series

ATC is pleased to announce the availability of the FEMA P-58 Series, Seismic Performance Assessment of Buildings, Methodology and Implementation, prepared by the Applied Technology Council (ATC) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

FEMA P-58 Volumes 1-3 were originally published in 2012. A revised version of these volumes, plus four new volumes, new tools, and background documentation are all now available for immediate download.

Now Available!

FEMA P-2012, Assessing Seismic Performance of Buildings with Configuration Irregularities

NEWS RELEASE
February 7, 2001

For More Information, Contact:
650/595-1542
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At the annual Organizational Board meeting on January 20, 2001, the Applied Technology Council (ATC) Board of Directors elected officers for the Year 2001. Mr. Andrew (Andy) Merovich of A. T. Merovich & Associates, San Rafael, California, was elected President. During his five years on the Board, Andy has served as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, and on numerous ATC Board Committees. Succeeding Andy as Vice President is Mr. James Cagley of Cagley & Associates, Rockville, Maryland. Mr. Steve Pelham of Barrish, Pelham & Partners, Sacramento, California, was elected Secretary-Treasurer for a second term.

Board Meeting dates and places were set as follows:

  • April 28, 2001: Atlanta, Georgia (with visits to Georgia Tech laboratories and reception for local engineers and faculty)
  • July 28, 2001: Seattle, Washington (with possible visit to local structural engineering laboratories and reception for local engineers and faculty)
  • October 20, 2001: Sacramento, California (with breakfast meeting for California State agency representatives)
  • Jan 19, 2002 (tentative date): San Francisco, California (Annual and Organizational Meetings)

For more information, contact Gerald Brady at the Applied Technology Council, 555 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 550, Redwood City, California 94065; Phone, 650/595-1542; Fax, 650/593-2320; e-mail, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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What's New? The ATC Hazards by Location website allows the user to find site-specific basic wind speeds, ground snow loads, tornado design wind loads, and seismic loads used in the standards published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and International Building Code. This website was developed with the financial help of the ATC Endowment Fund, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), and Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), and is free of charge to users.

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