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Question:

1. According to Table 16-K of UBC97, what is the
category (3 or 4) of a one-story, 10,000 sq. ft.,
masonry walls, wood framing church? 
2. If that is category 3, can I use "SIMPLIFIED
DESIGN" for it (ref. 1629.8.2 & 1630.2.3 of UBC97)?

Thanks,

James Lin
IDS, Inc.


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