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Fwd: Re: Is anchorage of infill masonry, to structure, required in Zone 1.

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Just a silly question, but *why wouldn't* you want to anchor the infill
panels?  Zone 1 doesn't imply that the ground *never* shakes, and there
is still wind to consider.

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>From: 	ARW[SMTP:amirr(--nospam--at)paknet1.ptc.pk]
>Sent: 	Friday, April 11, 1997 12:48 PM
>To: 	'seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org'
>Subject: 	Is anchorage of infill masonry, to structure, required in Zone 1.
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>Is it a requirement of the UBC that, EVEN IN ZONE 1, all infill brick
masonry
>walls be positively anchored to structural members providing lateral
>stability (floors and columns).
>
>If such anchoring is not a requirement, in zone 1, I would be grateful if
>specific reference be provided from UBC or other applicable codes to support
>the case for such exemption.
>
>
>Rizwan Mirza
>
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