IS:1893 Seismic Parameters dialog box
Used to populate the parameter fields with appropriate values for the IS 1893 - 2002 code.
Opens when Generate is clicked in the Seismic Parameters dialog with the IS 1893 - 2002 code selected.
Refer to TR.31.2.9 IS:1893 (Part 1) 2002 & Part 4 (2005) Codes - Lateral Seismic Load for additional information on all parameters.
|Zone Factor Choice||In the first drop-down list, select either City or Zone. The second drop-down list is then populated with a list of major Indian cities or seismic zones. The corresponding zone factor, Z, is displayed for the current selection.|
|Response Reduction||Select the type of lateral load resisting system, as defined by the IS 1893 code, used in the structure for the direction of loading.|
|Importance Factor||Select the importance classification, as defined by the IS 1893 code.|
|Rock/Soil Type||Select the soil classification for the structure site.|
|Structure Type||Select the material used for the structure.|
|Damping Ratio||Type a damping ratio, in percent.|
|Foundation Depth||Set this option to display a field in which to type the depth of foundation below ground level, in the current units of length.|
|Period in X (sec)||Set this option to display a field in which the period of structure (in sec) in X direction.|
|Period in Z (sec)||Set this option to display a field in which the period of structure (in sec) in Z direction.|
|Generate||Closes the dialog box and populates the values in the Seismic Parameters dialog box.|
|Cancel||Closes the dialog box without generating the values for the Seismic Parameters dialog box.|