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Jordan,

FYI, the UBC does NOT have the same exception either.

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, Jordan Truesdell, PE wrote:

> The devil is in the exceptions ;-)  From the 2003 IBC table 1604.3, note
> i, For cantilever members, l shall be taken as twice the length of the
> cantilever.  This note does not appear in the 2000 version, and so I
> suspect it is not in the UBC (though I don't have a UBC to verify).
>
>  Jordan
>
>
> Bhairavi wrote:
>
>
>       As to the code section, the live load + dead load deflection
>       is L/240. Can anybody out there get me a reason to justify I
>       can use 2L/240 for a cantilever beam deflection? Is it
>       specified somewhere in the UBC 97 building code or anywhere ?
>       Any comments on this would be highly appreciated.
>
>       Thanks,
>       Bhairavi
>
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