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Earthquakes have occurred in many states. Figures 6.2 and 6.3 show contour maps of the United States that reflect the severity of seismic accelerations, as indicated in ‘‘Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures’’ (ASCE 7-95), American Society of Civil Engineers. The engineering approach to seismic design differs from that for other load types. For live, wind, or snow loads, the intent of

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