Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

Re: builders win big in first code hearing round

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
In a message dated 10/17/06 12:44:27 PM, dmorrow(--nospam--at) writes:
The approved language significantly limits the application of wind speed-up effect requirements to local jurisdictions where there are documented, historical records of damage ...

Sort of like, we have to have a death at *EACH* intersection before we'll consider adding stop signs or traffic lights, right?  Mere intellectual evaluation of the situation, extrapolating from similar conditions elsewhere, won't do?  In other words *I* have to get lung cancer before I'll consider quitting.


Ralph Hueston Kratz
Structural Engineer
Richmond CA USA