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Re: Redundancy factor 1.0 for single story wood framed?

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The only proposal I am aware of is that 10/lw should not exceed 1.0 for wood
shear walls, I can look up the paper later if you would like.

I am not aware of any limitation on Rho

Paul Feather

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lynn" <lhoward(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 10:55 AM
Subject: Redundancy factor 1.0 for single story wood framed?

> I thought I had read on this list that there was an
> official proposal or some kind of document put out by
> SEAOC that was recommending a change in the code to
> allow the use of Rho to be 1.0 for one story wood
> framed structures (or was it just residential
> structures?).
> I have reviewed the archives of the "list", and have
> found there has been a lot of discussion on the matter,
> but I could not find the document I was looking for.
> Is there any kind of a document circulating that is
> proposing that Rho can be 1.0 for all one and two story
> light wood framed structures?
> Thanks
> Lynn