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I'd be very careful about using those values. I believe they are the
total of 2 tests.  At best they are twice the average failure load using
carefully selected pieces of wood.
Chuck Utzman
"J. K." wrote:

> Not yet. But Simpson catalog does list ultimate
> capacities.
>
> --- Dan Goodrich <dang(--nospam--at)karren.com> wrote:
> > 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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