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>From: JAKABY(--nospam--at)aol.com
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Subject: Re: UBC97 - Earthquake
>
>It depends on wether you are designing a non-structural component, element
>supported by a structure (UBC 1632) or a non-building structure(UBC1634) that
>is self supporting.
>If the structure is dep[endent upon another structure for lateral support
then
>UBC 1632 applies.  If it is an independent self supporting structure then UBC
>1634 applies.

Many thanks for Your help, but my problem is that 
is not clear the meaning of 'dependent upon another structure for lateral
support'
Could You give me some example ?

>I hope that helps?

>Regards,
>Tom Jakaby, SE
>Jakaby Engineering
>San Jose, CA



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