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Re: Sect 1632 Elements, Nonstructural Components & equip

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-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Privett <eqretrodr(--nospam--at)earthlink.net>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Tuesday, August 31, 1999 9:36 AM
Subject: Sect 1632 Elements, Nonstructural Components & equip


>I'm working on the anchorage of a prefabricated "walk in"
>
>When determining the total design force (Fp)and using eq 32-1 of the 97 UBC
>I get a substanially higher factor than using the comparable equation from
>earlier codes.  The 97 code specifies Fp=4.0*Ca*Ip*Wp
>
>Have I missed something here?

You may also use 32-2, which should result in more familiar forces, even tho
the wording apparently doesn't mean what you might think it means.