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Re: Redundancy factor 1.0 for single story wood framed?

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Paul-
Thanks, but I think Ben answered my question for me. 
It was that the 10/lw was changed to 4/lw for wood
frame

Paul Feather wrote:
> 
> Lynn,
> 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)silcom.com>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> 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
> >
> >
>