Information for Strong-Motion Station
Stanford - 3-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 58055
Earthquakes recorded by this station
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Latitude 37.4350 N
Longitude 122.1747 W
Elevation (m) 20
Site Geology Deep alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 380 (measured)
Site Class C/D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground3/1
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions297' x 187'
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1985
Instrumentation2001. 12 accelerometers, on 4 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying System4.5" concrete (6.5" at First Floor) over steel deck supported by steel beams and columns. Concrete walls below the first floor also support the steel frames above.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemDistributed moment resisting frames in both directions from the first to the third stories. Concrete shear walls below the first floor along the perimeter and at the middle of the building.
Foundation TypeConcrete spread footing with grade beams.
RemarksThis hospital building was instrumented as part of the OSHPD/CSMIP Hospital Instrumentation Project.