CESMD
Information for Strong-Motion Station
Oakland - 11-story Residential Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 58337
Earthquakes recorded by this station
 
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
   
Latitude 37.8090 N
Longitude 122.2808 W
Elevation (m) 8
Site Geology Deep Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) - -
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
 
No. of Stories above/below ground11/0
Plan ShapeRectangular with 16' horizontal offset in middle of plan
Base Dimensions200' x 84'-6"
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1972
Instrumentation1978. 18 accelerometers, on 4 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
 
Vertical Load Carrying SystemRC block shear walls in both the transverse and longitudinal directions throughout; floor system consists of 6" x 40" precast prestressed planks spanning between transverse walls; planks are covered by 2" light-weight concrete topping.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemRC block shear walls in both the transverse and longitudinal directions throughout.
Foundation TypeSpread footings under each wall.
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