Information for Strong-Motion Station
Fremont - Kaiser Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 57301
Earthquakes recorded by this station
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Latitude 37.5528 N
Longitude 121.9750 W
Elevation (m) 15
Site Geology Deep alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 377 (measured)
Site Class C/D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground 2/0
Plan ShapeIrregular (main building and two wings)
Base Dimensions322 x 293 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions322 x 193 ft
Design Date1992
Instrumentation2006, 15 accelerometers on 3 levels. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slabs over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemDistributed steel moment resisting frames in both directions. Steel braced frames at the penthouse.
Foundation TypeSteel columns supportedby groups of one to five 12" square precast prestressed concrete piles.
RemarksThis building is instrumented as part of OSHPD/CSMIP agreement to instrument hospitals in California.