Paper presented to Joint Technical Sessions Between
Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE) and the
Caribbean Division of the Institution of Structural Engineers (UK)

 PLANNING BUILDINGS TO RESIST EARTHQUAKES

By Wayne Adams MIStructE, MJIE & Alfrico Adams FJIE FIStructE
Thursday, Dec.16, 2004

FIGURES
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Figure 1 Performance and Structural Deformation Demand
 for Nonductile Structures (NEHRP)
Figure 2 Performance and Structural Deformation Demand
 for Nonductile Structures (NEHRP)
Figure 3 Plan Irregularity
Figure 4 Vertical Irregularity
Figure 5 Diaphragm Flexibility
Figure 6 Code Plan Irregularity
Figure 7 Torsional Irregularity
Figure 8 Code Vertical Irregularity
Figure 9 Idealized Load - Displacement Characteristic
  Strong Beam - Weak Column