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Yes, he said that.

He also authored an article in _Building Standards_ published by ICBO which
discussed this and other problems. I do not have the reference at hand,
unfortunately.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Allen, S.E. [mailto:Bill(--nospam--at)jrma.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 11:36 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> 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 was
> 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
> appropriate.
>
> 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?
>
> TIA,
>
> Bill Allen, S.E.