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That was my idea. We also tested:
 
 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Getaz [mailto:jgetaz(--nospam--at)shockeyprecast.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 4:54 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Shake Table Study Tests Wood-Framed Structure

            Greetings,

                        All you seismic area wood-frame townhouse designers call for “fluid seismic dampers” already, don’t you? From the comments on holddowns I see here, this does not seem realistic.

http://www.construction.com/NewsCenter/TechnologyCenter/Headlines/archive/2006/ENR_0710a.asp

            Jim Getaz

            Winchester, Virginia