Evaluation of the seismic codes from the following countries: Nicaragua,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, México,
Panamá, El Salvador and Venezuela; Spanish and English versions, taken from a
publication by the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and available from the
Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter) website

Technical Report: Geotechnical Engineering Circular No. 3, Design Guidance: P J
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Highways, Volume 1-Design Principals.
(19.7 MB) (FHWA Publication No. FHWA-SA-97-076, May 1997. Note: Chapters 4
and 8 presented in "Kavy.Pdf" supersede Chapters A and 8 of this report.)

Technical Report: Geotechnical Engineering Circular No. 3, Design Guidance:
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Highways. Volume 2- Design Examples  
(10.9 MB)( FHWA Publication No. FHWA-SA-97-076, May 1997).

Guidelines for evaluating and mitigating seismic hazards in California, special
publication 117, adopted March 13, 1997, by the State Mining and Geology
Board in accordance with the Seismic Hazards Mapping Act of 1990.

Recommended criteria for delineating seismic hazard zones in California, special
publication 118, May 1992, Revised July 1999.

Draft Guidelines for Evaluating Liquefaction Resistance Using Shear Wave
Velocity Measurements and Simplified Procedures, NISTIR 6277, Andrus R. D.,
Stokoe K. H. II and Chung R. M., May 1999.

Geotechnical Investigations, Engineering Design, Dept. of the Army, US Army
Corps of Engineers, EM 1110-1-1804, January 2001.

Slope Stability, Engineering Design, Dept. of the Army, US Army Corps of
Engineers, EM 1110-2-1902, October 2003.

Manual on Subsurface Investigations, National Highway Institute, Publication
No. FHWA NHI-01-031, Federal Highway Administration, July 2001.

The 2003 NEHRP Recommended Provisions For New Buildings And Other
Structures, Part 1: Provisions (FEMA 450)

NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and
Other Structures,  Part 2: Commentary (FEMA 450)

Seismic Design Criteria for Soil Liquefaction, by J. M. Ferritto, Technical Report TR-
2077-SHR, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, June 1997.

Soil Dynamics and Special Design Aspects, NAVFAC Design Manual - 7.3, April
1983 (MIL - HDBK - 1007/3)      
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