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How about OMRF? FEMA regulations have more
restrictions for OMRF than SMRF compare to UBC or AISC
provisions.

--- "Yousefi, Ben" <Ben.Yousefi(--nospam--at)ci.sj.ca.us> wrote:
> The way UBC is written you have to prove by test or
> calculations that the
> SMRF connection meets the requirements of section
> 2213.7.1.1. This could be
> a daunting task since you may have to either test
> the connection or perform
> finite element calculations to satisfy this
> requirement. However, the
> building officials in many jurisdictions would
> accept compliance with FEMA
> 350 as an alternate. But that does not mean that
> your only choice is to use
> that guideline.
> 
> Ben Yousefi, SE
> San Jose, CA
> 
> 
> 	-----Original Message-----
> 	From:	Fariborz Tehrani [SMTP:fmtehrani(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
> 	Sent:	Wednesday, June 20, 2001 9:50 AM
> 	To:	seaint
> 	Subject:	FEMA 350-354
> 
> 	Hi everyone,
> 	I've got a note from Plan checker regarding
> complying
> 	with FEMA 350 series. As far as I know FEMA
> 	publications, specially 350 series, are just
> 	recommended criteria. Have jurisdications already
> 	began to adopt it as mandatory regulations? 
> 	Frank
> 
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