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- To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
- Subject: Re: URM
- From: FLew98 <FLew98(--nospam--at)aol.com>
- Date: Thu, 8 Jan 1998 20:11:13 EST
In a message dated 98-01-08 18:45:52 EST, shake4bake(--nospam--at)earthlink.net write: > My take on this is that installation of collector elements would not be > appropriate in that the crosswall is not carrying (collecting) trubutary > load of the diaphragm. The code requirement for the connection of these > walls to the diaphragm is only that they be connected for the crosswall > capacity. In most cases this can be achieved within the length of the > crosswall. Mark: Your interpretation is correct. I was on the CALBO/SEAOC committee that wrote Appendix Chapter 1, and recall several meetings when we wordsmithed the language in the commentary to make this point clear. Frank Lew, SE