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Re: 1962 LA BC

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My 1970 LA City code indicates V=KCW.

K=1 for all other bldg types
K=1.33 for box systems
K=.8 for dual bracing systems of ductile frame and shear walls
K=.67 for ductile frames
K=3 for elevated thanks
K=1.5 for structures other than bldgs.

C=.5/Qubed root of T

hope this helps

Dennis McCroskey

Vivian Huang wrote:

> Does anyone know the lateral seismic factor used in the
> 1962 Los Angeles Building Code?
> Vivian Huang