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Code: 2001 CBC

Allowable Stress Design

California Zone 4

 

I’m hanging a fixture in a hospital using Unistrut members.

Can I take the 1/3 increase in allowable stresses?

 

Thanks,

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.

ALLEN DESIGNS

Consulting Structural Engineers
 
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