Dr. Ghosh published an article in the ICBO magazine about this.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Allen, S.E." <Bill(--nospam--at)jrma.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 11:36 AM
Subject: UBC Section 1612.2.1, Exception 2
> I have some hand written notes in my seminar book when I attended the ICBO
> Seminar on the 1997 UBC Earthquake Regulations. I believe the presenter
> S.K. Ghosh and I believe he said that this exception, which requires
> multiplying the load factors by 1.1, should be deleted and is not
> My questions:
> 1. Does anyone else have similar notes?
> 2. Has anything been published publicly (such as a SEAOC position paper)
> which states this?
> 3. (a big one), what about masonry?
> Bill Allen, S.E.