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RE: PEMB Foundation Uplift

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The footing weight is D, not 0.6D + W

 

Jim Lutz, PE, SE
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From: Jeff Hedman [mailto:jeff_h(--nospam--at)lrpope.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:37 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: PEMB Foundation Uplift

 

Jim,

To clarify, you are saying that you agree with me that the footing weight only needs to be equal to net uplift calculated from 0.6D+W?  And that increasing the footing weight 50% to obtain a 1.5 factor of safety over 0.6D+W would be excessive and not required?

 

Jeff Hedman , S.E.

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