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LRFD 2nd ed, A4.2: 33% increase in load combinations A4-2 and A4-3

There are also building code increases, but I would have to stand up to check
those.

-Keith Fix, PE

--- Chris Meyer <chris.meyer(--nospam--at)shellandmeyer.com> wrote:
> I believe there is a special requirement for loads suspended from hangers
> (platforms, etc.)  I seem to remember where hangers are to be designed for
> 125%-150% of the load.  Do you know which code references this increase
> (ASCE, AISC, IBC)?  
> 
> Any information would be helpful -- and thanks in advance!
> 
> Chris Meyer
> Shell + Meyer Associates, Inc.
> Dayton, OH
> chris.meyer(--nospam--at)shellandmeyer.com
> 
> 


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