California Earthquake Zoning and Probable Maximum Loss Evaluation Program

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DIANE Publishing, Jul 1, 1992 - 100 pages
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The annual estimate of potential insured earthquake losses from analysis of data submitted by property and casualty companies in California. Charts, tables and maps.
 

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Page 89 - Probable Maximum Loss (PML) is defined as the average probable maximum monetary loss which will be experienced by 9 out of 10 buildings (the atypical loss being excluded) in a given earthquake building class in the specified earthquake FML zone.
Page 95 - Class 4A and 4B buildings must have all vertical loads carried by a structural system consisting of one or a combination of the following: (a) poured-in-place reinforced concrete frame, (b) poured-in-place reinforced concrete bearing walls, (c) partial structural steel frame with (a) and/or (b). Floors and...
Page 96 - No class distinction is made between newer highly earthquake resistive buildings and older moderate earthquake resistive buildings having these construction materials. ISO Classes 5A and 5M shall be combined and considered as Class 5A. Class 5B; Buildings having load bearing walls of unreinforced brick or other types of unreinforced solid unit masonry, excluding adobe. Class 5C: Buildings having load bearing walls of hollow tile or other hollow unit masonry construction, adobe, and cavity wall construction....
Page 95 - Buildings with a structural system as defined by the note above with poured-in-place reinforced concrete exterior walls or reinforced unit masonry exterior walls. Not qualifying are buildings having column-free areas greater than 2,500 sq. ft. (such as auditoriums, theaters, public halls, etc.). Class 4B: Buildings having a structural system as defined by the note above with exterior and interior non-bearing walls of any material . Class...
Page 95 - Bcterior walls must be non-load bearing and of poured-in-place reinforced concrete or of reinforced unit masonry. Buildings having column-free areas greater than 2,500 sq. ft. (such as auditoriums, theaters, public halls, etc.) do not qualify. Class 3B; Buildings with a complete steel frame carrying all loads. Floors and roofs must be of poured-in-place reinforced concrete metal, or any combination thereof, except that roofs on buildings over three stories may be of any material.
Page 96 - Table 1. continued Class 4D: Buildings having a reinforced concrete frame, or combined reinforced concrete and structural steel frame. Floors and roofs may be of any material (such as wood joist on reinforced concrete beans) while walls may be of any non-load bearing material. Mixed Construction Class 5A; Buildings having load bearing exterior walls of (a) poured-in-place reinforced concrete, and/or (b) precast reinforced concrete (such as "tilt-up...
Page 95 - ... poured-in-place reinforced concrete bearing walls, (c) partial structural steel frame with (a) and/or (b). Floors and roofs must be of poured-in-place reinforced concrete, except that materials other than reinforced concrete may be used for the roofs of buildings over 3 stories. Class 4A: Buildings with a structural system as defined by the note above with poured-in-place reinforced concrete exterior walls or reinforced unit masonry exterior walls. Not qualifying are buildings having column-...
Page 99 - TABLE 3. continued All Exception Classes to be reported in Part III ISO Classification Exception Class Code Bridges 160 Bridges and tunnels time-element 161 Dams Builders risks 370-379 Installation floaters 382 Piers, wharfs, and docks 484 Radio and TV broadcasting, equipment and towers 485-488 Incl. Tanks and storage 517 NOTE: These classes should be recorded In each zone at the M. established by the conpany for earthquake In the underwriting process.
Page 95 - Buildings with a complete steel frame carrying all loads. Floors ~~ and roofs must be of poured-in-place reinforced concrete metal, or any combination thereof, except that roofs on buildings over three stories may be of any material. Exterior and Interior walls may be of any non-load bearing material. Class 3C: Buildings having a complete steel frame with floors and roofs of any material (such as wood joist on steel beams) and with walls of any non-load bearing materials.
Page 96 - COC ** ** ^Includes special structures such as bridges, tunnels, dams/ piers, wharves, tanks, tank contents, towers of all types, and the like.

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