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RE: 2000 IBC and Cantilever Column issue

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Seismology is suffering with Alzheimer's or CRS (Can't remember shit)

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Allen [mailto:Bill(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2000 9:48 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: 2000 IBC and Cantilever Column issue

I thought we resolved this issue.

Bill Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)
Laguna Niguel, CA

||-----Original Message-----
||From: George Richards, P.E. [mailto:george(--nospam--at)]
||Sent: Friday, May 12, 2000 4:58 PM
||To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)'
||Subject: RE: 2000 IBC and Cantilever Column issue
||But please note that for the typical wood frame house that we see in
||California, by definition given in section 1602.1, our 
||diaphragms are rigid.
||George Richards, P. E.
||-----Original Message-----
||From: merrick group [mailto:merrickgroup(--nospam--at)]
||Sent: Friday, May 12, 2000 2:18 PM
||To: INTERNET:seaint(--nospam--at)
||Subject: 2000 IBC and Cantilever Column issue
||Almost the same.
||ICB 2000
||1617.6.3 Combination along the same axis
|| R<= R of least of any system in that same direction
||exception: For light frame, flexible diaphragm buildings, of 
||Seismic Use
||Group I and two stories or less in height: Resisting elements 
||are permitted
||to be designed using the least value of R for the different structural
||systems found on each independent line of resistance. The 
||value of R used
||for design of diaphragms in such sturctures shall not be 
||greater than the
||least value for any of the syems utilized in that same direction.
||David B. Merrick SE