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I would too, except that my client's standards require California Building
Code Title 24, 1998 edition.

Ghassem.

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From: Michael Valley [mailto:mtv(--nospam--at)skilling.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2000 2:35 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: criteria for retrofit of existing structures


For the reasons you have mentioned, I would use FEMA 273.

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> From:          "Khosrownia, Ghassem SPK" <GKhosrownia(--nospam--at)spk.usace.army.mil>
> Subject:       criteria for retrofit of existing structures
> Date:          Wed, 5 Jan 2000 15:24:23 -0800 

> What criteria would you use to perform seismic retrofit on an existing
> building in Southern California? Is UBC or California Title 24 (which is
> based on UBC) a good set of criteria? The reason I am asking is if this
> criteria is for design and construction of new buildings then it can not
> apply to existing structure.

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