Definition: Every part of the building and all of its contents with the exception of the structure. Partitions, suspended ceiling systems, parapets, mechanical and electrical equipment, pipes, etc. Why is it important to consider nonstructural components in seismic design?
The following services are offered in the nonstructural components division:
Seismic assessment of nonstructural components with linear static and nonlinear dynamic calculations
Development of seismic retrofit concepts
Design of nonstructural components:
Assessment and design according to the following codes: