Abstract: The article describes major revisions to Chapters 1 and 2 of the ASCE 7 standard and its accompanying commentary. These changes quantify the performance anticipated of structures designed using the loading criteria specified by the standard and also describe acceptable alternative means of design to achieve this performance without following the prescriptive requirements.
The Performance Basis for ASCE 7-10
November 29, 2010
Publication: Modern Steel Construction p 54-55
Services: Structural Design