Determine Your Seismic Requirements
There are several different factors to be taken into consideration when determining the seismic requirements on any given project. For example a hospital in California can be subject to much more stringent requirements than a hospital in North Carolina.
To help facilitate customer inquiries ISAT is proud to announce the delivery of our online seismic requirement calculator. Now with just a few clicks, you can determine the seismic requirements for any project completely free! Simply input the three required fields below:
If you are unsure of the answer to any of the above questions try checking the structural notes page of your project documents where they are generally listed, or take a moment to read Understanding Seismic Design Categories (SDC). Seismic requirements can be tricky, if you would rather have someone walk you through your project to figure out the requirements please take a moment and contact us, we have staff available during all business hours to answer your questions.
**PLEASE NOTE: Project specifications may override code requirements provided by this tool. Please ensure specification requirements do not require bracing in place of code requirements. This tool is to be used as assistance in determining requirements. It is recommended you double check with a professional to ensure they match your project needs, ISAT is not liable for projects built to the wrong requirements as a result of this tool.