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Joshua Kardon, a Berkeley, California Structural Engineer, has written fairly extensively on "Standard of Care" issues. What I've seen of his work is very readable. One of his presentations is online at:
Bill Cain, SE
Berkeley CA

-----Original Message-----
From: mmotchos(--nospam--at)
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Sent: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 1:35 PM
Subject: RE: Foundation settlement

CASE did publish some coordination/scope guidelines but I’m not sure if that is the kind of “Standard of Care” info you are looking for.
Michelle Motchos, PE
Stevens & Wilkinson of South Carolina, Inc.

From: Mark L. Puccio [mailto:mpuccio(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2007 1:07 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Foundation settlement
Does anyone know of a published standard that states what typical allowable foundation and or SOG settlements can be. I am looking for something similar to the allowable deflection criteria in table 1604.3 of IBC 2003 but for foundation settlement.
Also, is there a published Structural Engineers Code of Ethics or Standard of Care –
Mark L. Puccio P.E.,S.E.
MP-Squared Structural Engineers

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