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RE: 1/3 Increase for Wind

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"The Mysterious 1/3 Stress Increase" by Duane Ellifritt appeared in the 4th
Qtr 1977 AISC Engineering Journal. Call Emma Cooley at AISC to get a copy.
312/670-2400

Charlie

-----Original Message-----
From: PEC - Lake City [mailto:pec(--nospam--at)isgroup.net]
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 1999 3:24 PM
To: Seaint
Subject: 1/3 Increase for Wind


I vaguely remember seeing some time ago a reference to a article entitled
something like "The Mythical 1/3 Increase".  I believe it questions the
validity of allowing a 1/3 increase for wind and possibly other loadings.

Can anyone provide the correct title and offer any suggestions on where I
might be able to get a copy of the article?

David Finley, P.E.