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2006 IBC 1806.1 Requires a safety factor of 1.5 for overturning and sliding


From: ken ng [mailto:zy7up(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 4:28 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Safety Factor 1.5

For overturning safety factor = 1.5 for retaining wall.  Is this  recommendation or the code requirement?

Thanks,