NSERC Alliance Project
Theme 1 – Structural and Serviceability Performance
Project T1-3 – Advanced Structural Design Methods
PI: Cristiano Loss
Performance-based seismic design (PBSD) guidelines for new and existing buildings have evolved over the last two decades and PBSD procedures for wood systems to-date have focused primarily on wood-frame construction up to six-storeys (Pang et al. 2010, Pang and Rosowski 2007, van de Lindt et al. 2010). This sub-project aims to develop innovative design strategies and reliable procedures for PBSD of larger and taller MT buildings that could be used to support the potential implementation of PBSD method in NBCC for wood-based systems.