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Thanks very much, Cain. I appreciate your help.

On Sat, 10 Jun 2006 bcainse(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote :
> From the 1982 edition, Section 2304 (d) has the same wording except there is no comma after "subject to change".  Sorry, but I don't have the 1973 or 1970 readily at hand. But given that these codes are between the ones I cited, the wording probably holds for them.
>Regards,
>Bill Cain, S.E.
>Berkeley CA
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> From: bcainse(--nospam--at)aol.com
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Sent: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 19:20:23 -0400
>Subject: Re: Partition Load in UBC 1970
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> From the 1967 Edition of the UBC:
>Section 2302 (b) 3rd paragraph:
>"Floors in office buildings and in other buildings, where partition locations are subject to change, shall be designed to support, in addition to all other loads, a uniformly distributed load equal to 20 pounds per square foot."
>Regards,
>Bill Cain, S.E.
>Berkeley CA
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> From: hotmail.com <stanhoc(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Sent: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 19:06:29 -0400
>Subject: Re: Partition Load in UBC 1970
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>I do not recall seeing a number that low anywhere, and I go back that far.
>Stanley Hochman, PE NJ Ret
>----- Original Message -----
> From: Bhairavi
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 5:16 PM
>Subject: Partition Load in UBC 1970
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>All,
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>I am working on an office building which was built in 1970. Does any body know if 20 psf partion load for office buildings was specified somewhere in UBC 1970 or 1973. Any help on this would be highly appreciated.
>Cheers,
>Bhairavi
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Cheers,
Bhairavi