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Neil, Steve:

This paragraph discusses overturning, but not specifically uplift except for
the part where the effects can be reduced one third.

I'm not disagreeing. I'm just wondering if the vendor has a case to fight me
on this.

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.
ALLEN DESIGNS
Consulting Structural Engineers

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Moore [mailto:nma(--nospam--at)omsoft.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 1:15 PM
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> Subject: Re: Wind Uplift on Footings
> 
> Check 1621.1, 2nd paragraph.
> 
> Neil Moore, SE, SECB
> 
> 
> 
> At 12:57 PM 11/20/2007, you wrote:
> >Am I hallucinating or is there a provision in the UBC for a F.S.>1.5
> against
> >uplift?
> >
> >For some reason, I can't find that requirement. I found it for sliding
> and
> >overturning relative to retaining walls, but not uplift on footings. I'm
> >reviewing shop drawings for a lightweight shade structure.
> >
> >TIA,
> >
> >T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.
> >ALLEN DESIGNS
> >Consulting Structural Engineers
> >
> >
> >
> >
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