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Re: SEAOC seismology opinion regarding 10/Lw factor for calculatingrho

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SEConsultant wrote:

. The question in my
mind is who should have created this code - the members who practice wood
design and understand the performance of the materials or a committee of
individuals who, for the most part, have little or no experience in wood



   In a search of the seaint website committees, I could find no reference to any SEAOC committees on wood.  Is this true?  Has anything been organized to follow the Caltech-CUREe Woodframe project and other testing programs to incorporate that knowledge into the Bluebook?

James Bela

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