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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conrad Guymon, P.E. [mailto:conrad(--nospam--at)karren.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 7:23 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Link in Columns
>
>
> If the links are in the
> columns, then
> the columns will intentionally deform, thus compromising the integrity of
> the gravity load resisting system.  In my mind, this in an open invitation
> for the building (or portions of it) to collapse.

Our esteemed friend "P. Delta" would concur with you.

William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
Polhemus Engineering Company
Katy, Texas
Phone 281-492-2251
Fax 281-492-8203



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