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Re: Redundancy Factor

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Alfonso-
This may not be a bad idea.  Maybe we should all wait until after we
hear from the Seismology committee and the SEAOC leadership on this
issue, assuming some kind of a quick resolution is coming.

Lynn

ASQUILALA(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> 
> <<
>  In light of the convoluted mess the rigid diaphragm
>  analysis requires, and the recent disclosures about
>  the new Code Rho factor, I am recommending that
>  local building officials adopt an amendment to the
>  1997 Code allowing seismic design to conform to the
>  requirements of the 1994 UBC until this mess has
>  been cleared up.
>   >>