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Thanx for the input, ACR.

SYED FAIZ AHMAD; MENGG, MASCE
SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
SAUDI OGER LTD
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA.



From: "ACRLaranjeiras" <antolara(--nospam--at)cpunet.com.br>
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Subject: Fw: Factor of safety against uplift
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 11:25:30 -0200



Just for your reference.
If you use the European Code (ENV 1991-1 Basis of
Design, Table 9.2),
you should use 0.9 as a load factor for the weight
of the foundation and 1.5 as a load
factor for the wind uplift.  Putting these
together you would have a "factor of safety" of
1.5/0.9 = 1.67.

Antonio Laranjeiras
Salvador, Brazil




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