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Re: 2000 IBC v 1997 UBC code question

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Out of curiosity, is there very many people out there designing
wood with LRFD?  I don't think Simpson has LRFD stuff in it
yet.

Dan Goodrich, P.E.

----- Original Message -----
From: <Tom.Hunt(--nospam--at)d-fd.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 3:33 PM
Subject: Re: 2000 IBC v 1997 UBC code question


> Jeff,
>
> I can't resist.  Your loop hole is simple; use LRFD.
>
> Thomas Hunt, S.E.
> Duke/Fluor Daniel
>
> ----- Forwarded by Tom Hunt/DFD on 10/29/01 02:22 PM -----
>
>                     "Jeff Barrett"
>                     <jbarrett@peao       To:     <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
>                     fsc.com>             cc:
>                                          Subject:     Re: 2000 IBC v 1997
UBC code question
>                     10/29/01 02:09
>                     PM
>                     Please respond
>                     to seaint
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Chuck...we are reading it as yes we do have to change our ways, and the
1/3
> increase is no longer an option (with the exception for wood).  I wish we
> could still take it, but we haven't found anything that will allow it.  If
> somebody knows of a loop hole, please show me where I can find it in the
> IBC.
>
> Jeff Barrett, P.E. S.E.
>
>
>
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