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The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is conducting a large “area of emphasis” research project on precast concrete diaphragms. The project has an ultimate goal of developing a comprehensive seismic design methodology for precast/
prestressed concrete floor diaphragms. The project has been coined “DSDM” (Diaphragm Seismic Design Methodology).


Robert Fleischman, Clay Naito, Andrea Belleri, Jose Restrepo, Matthew Schoettler,
Richard Sause, Dichuan Zhang, Ruirui Ren

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  • Robert bernard Fleischman; Clay Naito; Jose Restrepo; Richard Sause (2010), "Diaphragm Seismic Design Methodology,"

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