Information for Strong-Motion Station
Pasadena - 3-story Computer Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 24460
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 34.1398 N
Longitude 118.1238 W
Elevation (m) 234
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 389 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground 3/0
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions174 x 88 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions174 x 88 ft
Design Date2007
Instrumentation2010, 15 accelerometers on 4 levels, and 3 at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete over steel deck supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemBuckling restrained steel braced frames.
Foundation TypeSteel braced frames supported by continuous concrete footings with concrete grade beams.
RemarksStructural design is based on the 2007 California Building Code.