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In a message dated 8/19/99 10:00:42 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
harold.sprague(--nospam--at) writes:

<< And as you
 pointed out, the 1997 value is in fact less than the 1994 value.
    Fworking = .14W (1997 UBC)
    F = .20W         (1994 UBC)
 Leaving in the 2/3 factor in the 1997 UBC would have been unconservative. >>

Harold -

Thanks for the input.  For further clarification, should I be using eq 32-3 
where Fwrkg = .29W as a minimum instead of .14W?

Bruce Resnick, SE
Parker Resnick Str. Eng.