Subject: City of L.A.- Information Bulletin ST-12 (Structural)
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2000 20:35:45 EST
I just picked up a copy of an Information Bulletin ST-12 (Structural) titled
"Interim Alternate Method for Distribution of Lateral Forces in Wood Frame
Buildings Assuming Flexible Diaphragm."
It's a *DRAFT* document that will essentially allow the use of flexible
diaphragm analysis of up to three stories of wood frame buildings when
certain conditions are met. The conditions are not too restrictive and may be
accommodated in any normal situation, most of which are already part of the
Does anybody have any information on when will this be implemented?
Oshin Tosounian, S.E.