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- To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
- Subject: Re: Redundancy Factor
- From: SDGSE(--nospam--at)aol.com
- Date: Mon, 2 Aug 1999 04:17:51 EDT
In a message dated 8/1/99 8:06:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time, Seaintonln(--nospam--at)aol.com writes: << I can only speculate a response since the questions have been asked of the Seismology committee and they have chosen not to respond or to simply say that it was in the code and, therefore, we are responsible to have followed the provisions. 1. We are liable for not complying with the provisions since 1988. Engineers are being taken into court to try and prove that their non-compliance to ridigity analysis for wood structures with wood diaprhagms was the standard of of professional practice. >> Dennis, Do you know of any engineer, a practitioner or an EXPERT WITNESS, who has performed wood diaphragm rigidity analysis on a single family house since the adoption of the 1988 UBC? If it is true that engineers are being sued for not having performed the rigidity analysis, then, I guess we are all going to have our day in court :-< I hope there are no unemployed, lurking lawyers on this list :-) Oshin Tosounian, S.E.
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