Seismic Retrofit of Wood Residential Buildings — How Vulnerable is Your Home?

Zhengxiang Yi, Ph.D., Lynne Burks, Ph. D., Youngsuk Kim, Ph.D., Jaskanwal Chhabra, Ph.D., Shabaz Patel.

Introduction — Soft Story Building Vulnerability

How to Resolve the Issue — Los Angeles Ordinance Retrofit

How vulnerable is your home?

Understanding Earthquake Hazard from the Quantitative Perspective — What are we talking about when we say a 500-year earthquake?

What’s the financial benefit of retrofitting for homeowners?

Summary

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