The values of median spectral accelerations (or displacements) and the total variability are developed by HAZUS-99 for each type of structure and damage state by combining data of tests on structures, damage observed after earthquakes, as well as data collected by expert judgments and opinions.
What does SA stand for?
SA stands for Spectral Acceleration (seismology)
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The NEHRP guidance presents a single amplification factor for all accelerations below the minimum value, and in most cases in Hong Kong, the spectral accelerations fall below this value.