Seismic Coefficients Cv and Ca

The seismic coefficients Cv and Ca, given in Tables 2.5 and 2.6, are site-dependent ground motion coefficients that define the seismic response throughout the spectral range. They are measures of expected ground acceleration at a site.

Normal wall

Midheight of ■ story above

Shear wall

Midheight of story below

Normal wall

Midheight of ■ story above

Shear wall

Midheight of story below

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