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Well, I have not understanding what is rules for vigas, perhaps this could
help: What I know for "Vigas" is a portuguese name for Beams.


Silenio Marciano de Paulo (structural/Brazil)
Silenio(--nospam--at)homeshopping.com.br

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De: LibertyEng(--nospam--at)aol.com <LibertyEng(--nospam--at)aol.com>
Para: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Data: Domingo, 31 de Janeiro de 1999 13:21
Assunto: Re: Grading Agency/Rules for Vigas???


>In a message dated 1/30/99 13:42:49 Eastern Standard Time,
>73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com writes:
>
>> I have never heard of a viga grading rule writing agency nor have I ever
>>  heard of vigas being grade stamped and I told the person that.  Am I
"out
>of
>>  the loop" on this?  Is there such an animal?
>
>Despite your admitted ignorance on this subject you are apparently (and as
>usual) at least one step ahead of me on this.  What is a viga?  I looked in
my
>dictionary and Architectural Graphic Standards which are without
definitions
>for viga.  The next step I suppose is www.viga.org, or ask Roger.
>Jan Harris, PE
>Virginia Beach, VA
>
>
>