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

 Recent Code Developments for Earthquake Resistance

By Alfrico D. Adams F.I.Struct.E, FJIE
May 27, 2004

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Fig. 3.1 Performance and Structural Deformation Demand
 for Nonductile Structures (from NEHRP)
Fig. 4.2.1 Building Performance Levels and Ranges
Fig 4.2.2 Surface Showing Relative Cost of
Various Safety Objectives
Fig. Design Response Spectrum (from IBC)