Information for Strong-Motion Station
Fremont - 2-story Industrial Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 57948
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.4691 N
Longitude 121.9279 W
Elevation (m) 5
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 379 (inferred)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground2/0
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions378.5' x 260'
Typical Floor DimensionsRectangular 378.5' x 200'
Design Date1996
Instrumentation2001. 12 accelerometers, on 3 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying System2.5" concrete over 2" metal deck supported by steel beams and columns (2nd Floor); 0.5" plywood supported by glu-lam beams and steel columns (Roof).
Lateral Force Resisting SystemChevron-braced steel frames along the perimeter of the building. Concrete diaphragm on 2nd Floor and plywood diaphragm at the roof.
Foundation Type2' thick concrete mat foundation