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2015 Dues

It's that time of year again. You may pay your dues either by PayPal (see below) or by remitting a check made payable to COSMOS and mailed to the COSMOS office: Rm 121, Bldg, 454, 1301 S. 46th Street, c/o PEER, University of California, Richmond, CA 94804.

To keep our records current, we'd appreciate it if you would fill out the membership information card HERE, and email it back to the COSMOS office: Thank you.

  • Individual Members: $50.00

  • Institutional Members: $1000.00

  • Affiliate Members: $2000.00

2015 DUES


2015 COSMOS Technical Session

Save the Date!

The 2015 COSMOS Technical Session will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the San Francisco Airport. The same location as last year. Stay tuned for details.


2014 COSMOS Technical Session PowerPoint Slides Available

Overview of the BSSC Proposed New Chapter 16 for Nonlinear Response History Analysis Design Requirements and Site Specific Ground Motion of Ground Motion Requirements by Curt Haselton

Near-Field and Directionality Issues for Ground Motion Selection by Jack Baker

Determining Near-Field Fault-Normal and Fault-Parallel Site Specific Pulse Response Spectra and Selecting/Scaling Fault-Normal and Parellel Pulse Motions including Simulated Motion and Spectral Matching Programs that include Pulse Motions by Norm Abrahamson

Modeling of SSI and Selection VS30 for Seismic Design with BSSC Proposal by Jon Stewart

COSMOS Network Forums Wiki Page by Jamie Steidl

Update on the CESMD by Hamid Haddadi

Update on the CGS Alquist-Priolo Fault Mapping Program by Tim McCrink

Update and Tutorial on using the Online PEER DGML Tool to Select and Scale Ground Motions by Silvia Mazzoni

Status of the Proposed New Chapter 16 of ASCE 7-16 and Significant Differences from the BSSC Versionn by Ron Hamburger

Design of the Transbay Tower, San Francisco, California by John Hooper

Recorded Responses of High-Rise Buildings during the Great Tohoku Earthquake by Mehmet Celebi


2014 COSMOS Newsletter Now Available

The latest COSMOS newsletter is now available!



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