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- From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Aug 1998 11:51:07 -0400
Baldridge & Associates wrote: . > Roger Turk wrote: . > > . > > Please don't lump Seismic Zone 2 with 0 and 1. Seismic Zone 2 is . > > closer to Zone 3 than it is to Zone 1. . > > . > > A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural) . > > Tucson, Arizona . > . > Point well taken - have you seen the 97 UBC requirements for Zone 2? - . > structural engineering is going to be alot more fun. . > Yes, and I am continually amazed at the degree of precision implied in the 1997 UBC (and IBC 2000) when we don't even know the loading within a couple of a hundred percent. A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural) Tucson, Arizona
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