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Re: Rw for cantilevered columns

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I would guess that Rw=3 would be appropriate.  The '97 UBC uses R=2.2 for
cantilevered column systems in buildings and non-building structures.  While
the '94 UBC doesn't show a Rw value for buildings, it does specify Rw=3 for
non-building structures.  Also, Rw=3 is approximately 1.4*(R=2.2), which
puts it in the right ballpark.

Jason Emoto

----- Original Message -----
From: <MRodrig273(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 10:13 AM
Subject: Rw for cantilevered columns

What Rw (UBC 94) does people usually use for a free standing column
cantilevered from the ground on spread footings.

Thanks in advance

Marlou B. Rodriguez