Subject: RE: Diaphragm Design Per 1633.2.9 Using ASD
From: "Mark E. Deardorff" <MarkD(--nospam--at)DandDEng.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 15:31:28 -0800
See UBC 1612.3.1 and 1612.3.2 for the two ASD load combo options.
Mark E. Deardorff, SE
Deardorff & Deardorff, Inc.
Ramona, CA 92065
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Edward Arrington [mailto:Earringt(--nospam--at)ENG.CI.LA.CA.US]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 2:45 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Diaphragm Design Per 1633.2.9 Using ASD
> I know that ultimately I need to reduce Fpx by 1.4 to design
> for ASD, but which
> section in the code will allow me to do this directly?
> Assuming I would conclude that Equ. 30-1 does apply and so
> Fpx does equal Eh,
> and E=(1.0 to 1.5)*Eh=Fpx, do I then set LL and SL to zero in the load
> combinations of 1612.3? What about "D", do I just set it to
> zero to because it
> does not apply? Does the code specifically allows me to do this?
> ed arrington