The Role of the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions in the Development of Nationwide Seismic Building Code Regulations: A Thirty-Five-Year Retrospective (February, 2021)
The NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures plays a key role to introduce best available science and research results into the development and improvement of the building codes and design standards. Over the past thirty-five years, many scientists, researchers, engineers, code and standard experts, material industry experts, and professionals from the NEHRP agencies contributed to the success of the NEHRP Provisions. This report captures the history of the NEHRP Provisions and many great benefits it has introduced.
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