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ASTM E2026-07 Standard - Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings

The ASTM E2026-07 Standard Guide for Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings is one of the standards used for assessing the risk of a building for damageability and losses during an earthquake. The ASTM E2026 Standard outlines scope of work for various seismic risk assessments, including five different types of seismic risk assessments (building stability, site stability, building damageability, contents damageability, and business interruption) as well as degrees of assessments varying in comprehensiveness (Level 0 to Level 3).

The ASTM E2026 Standard was originally published in 1999 (ASTM E2026-99 was called the Standard Guide for the Estimation of Building Damageability in Earthquakes).  The standard was updated in June 2016.  The most recent version (known as ASTM E2026-16a) can be found here.  Another seismic risk assessment standard was published in June 2016: ASTM E2557-16a, which can be found here

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