Earthquake – Seismic Test

DVT can assist with the seismic (earthquake resistance) qualification of your building component product to various standards/agencies, such as:

  • 2006 International Building Code (IBC), International Code Council (ICC)
  • Seismic Qualification by Shake-Table Testing of Nonstructural Components and Systems (ICC-ES AC156 )
  • Minimum Design Loads for Building and Other Structures (ASCE 7-05)
  • Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development(OSHPD), California Health and Human Services Agency

DVT can work to complete the various steps of your qualification process, including:

  • make an initial determination of the appropriate approach
    • calculation-based analysis
    • static testing
    • dynamics testing
  • execute the detailed calculations
  • perform any required static or dynamics testing
  • prepare a report complete with licensed engineer stamp