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RE: Q: "Percentage" of building or building component failures attributed to design

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cliff Schwinger [mailto:clifford234(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
> Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2004 4:09 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Q: "Percentage" of building or building component failures
> attributed to design
> 
> Building collapses work the same way.
> 
> That's the way I see it (but I don't have any hard
> statistics to back me up).

I'm not really talking about "collapses" but rather "failures."

Recall that you don't have to have a catastrophic collapse in order to have
a structure--or portion thereof--that does not function as it ought.


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