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RE: Wood Moment Frame?

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Nope! The maximum H/b ratio in Zone 3 is 3.5:1 per Table 23-II-G
Condition 3, footnote 2 "In Seismic Zones 0,1,2 and 3, the maximum ratio
may be 3-1/2:1"
Sorry to be picky, but this one bothered me and I had to track it down
as I thought you were incorrect. Still, in the original message, the
actual condition is more like 5:1 if you consider a 10'-0" tall garage
door and a 2'-0" wide panel. 

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-----Original Message-----
From: FSRahbar(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:FSRahbar(--nospam--at)aol.com] 
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 11:45 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Wood Moment Frame?

I seismic Zone 3, the height to width ratio should be 2:1.
 


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