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"ditto"
----- Original Message ----- 
From: Charles Espenlaub <Cespenlaub(--nospam--at)martinaia.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 10:52 AM
Subject: RE: Dimensioning


> We always dimension to the structure, whether it be edge of slab or face
> of CMU, and never dimension to veneer.  The architect should also not
> dimension to veneer (on the plans).  The location/dimension of veneer
> should be shown in the details, or on blowup plans if need be (i.e., for
> fake brick piers at corners).
> 
> 
> Charles F. Espenlaub, III, P.E.
> Martin-Espenlaub Engineering
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Zaitz [mailto:mzaitz(--nospam--at)hgbd.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 9:30 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Dimensioning
> 
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I was wondering if there is any standard for dimensioning on a plan
> sheet.  We
> have loadbearing CMU walls with brick veneer.  The brick veneer corbels
> out 1"
> at two locations up the wall.  The architectural plans are dimensioned
> at the
> narrowest point of the building (above the corbels) which is 2'-8" AFF.
> All I am
> really concerned with is the CMU as the brick is a veneer.  How do
> others handle
> the dimensioning of the foundation and steel plans for this case.  I am
> thinking
> of dimensioning inside of CMU wall to inside of CMU wall and then
> referring to
> the Arch. drawings for the wall thicknesses.  Any comments?  Are there
> any books
> on drafting standards related to structural engineering?
> 
> TIA
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
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