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Re: UBC Section 1512.4 Equation 12-17

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Bill

First, your section number should be 1612.4 In regard to the f1 factor, it is only applicable to floor loads. Roof live loads do not get mixed with seismic loads (other than snow)

ben Yousefi, SE
Sanaa Monica, CA

>>> T.W.Allen(--nospam--at)cox.net 05/20/04 01:41PM >>>
Where it says f1=0.5 for other live loads, does that include roof live load?

 

Besides opinions, where is this specified in the code?

 

Thanks,

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)

San Juan Capistrano, CA

http://www.AllenDesigns.com 



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