To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: storage racks with partially restrained moment connections - wind frame analysis in high seismic zones
From: "Haan, Scott M." <HaanSM(--nospam--at)ci.anchorage.ak.us>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 15:41:07 -0900
The first sign addiction is denial.
Scott M Haan P.E.
Plan Review Engineer
Building Safety Division http://muni.org/building,
Development Services Department,
Municipality of Anchorage
phone: 907-343-8183 fax: 907-249-7399
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Higgins [SMTP:76573.2107(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 2:48 PM
> To: INTERNET:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: storage racks with partially restrained moment
> connections - wind frame analysis in high seismic zones
> Agreed. However, I have yet to see a full, bound, pallet fall out of a
> rack, and I've been looking at hundreds of facilities for years after
> earthquakes. I have heard stories, but have yet to actually see it happen.
> Small, loose stuff is another matter. Glass I know nothing about, but the
> story is interesting. Do you have any photos or documentation regarding
> nature of the materials? If it was glass ware, don't bother, I've tons of
> pictures of china shops. It is indeed a mess.
> Peter Higgins