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Which provision in UFC manual sets this limit. Could you please post a link
for it.

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Kapil Nandwana 

> Hi,
> I am currently working on a blast door design and geometry of the door 
> and pressure requirements are such that despite having a ductility ratio 
> of less than 1, i.e. door remains in elastic region, I am getting a edge
> support rotation angle greater than 2 degrees (which is the limit set in
> UFC manual for protection category-I structure).
> My question is, since I remain in the elastic region, there is no way the
> blast door is going to fail. In that case, should I be worried about not
> meeting the support edge rotation criterion. This edge rotation criterion
> seems to be an overly conservative criterion.
> Thanks,
> Kapil

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