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If that is true, then the "exception" should be removed from 2211.8.2.2.
Section 2211.8.5 referencing one and two story buildings cites sections
2211.8.2 AND 2211.8.4. Further, section 2211.11 allows tension only bracing
up to five stories. As Ripley would say: "Believe it or not".

Bill Allen

-----Original Message-----
From: La Count, Curt [mailto:Curt.LaCount(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Thursday, September 10, 1998 9:50 AM
To: seaoc
Subject: FW: Standard of Care

In this case I believe the subject building is four stories tall and does
not qualify for this exception.

Curt La Count
Jacobs Engineering
Portland, OR
From: Bill Allen, S.E.
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Standard of Care
Date: Thursday, September 10, 1998 8:15AM

Unless designed for 3Rw/8 times the prescribed seismic force (see

Bill Allen

 -----Original Message-----
From: Parkerres(--nospam--at) [mailto:Parkerres(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Thursday, September 10, 1998 7:55 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Standard of Care

UBC Section 2211.8.2.3,
prohibits their use for seismic load resistance.
Bruce Resnick, S.E.
Parker Resnick Str. Eng.