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You are correct- I misunderstood your statement.
Thanks.

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> From: 	Roger Turk[SMTP:73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
> Reply To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Sent: 	Thursday, May 07, 1998 8:54 AM
> To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: 	RE: Question for East Coast Engineers
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> A longer recurrence interval will require larger forces, won't it?  Isn't
> a 
> 100 year flood greater than a 50 year flood?
> 
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
> 
> Al Grathwol said:
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> . > I disagree- the reason you gave for using a greater interval for 
> . > earthquakes (large area affected) are good reasons for using a smaller
> . > interval !  Many more structures are affected by earthquakes than 
> . > tornados.
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