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- From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
- Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:36:37 -0500
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I hope he didn't seriously tell the architect that "the wind blows harder..." I always tell my mentees that we're talking not about wind FORCES but wind EFFECTS. William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E. 5 On Apr 18, 2013, at 8:59 AM, Davis Parsons <davisp2(--nospam--at)att.net> wrote: > Carl, > > You need to send in your discussion and complaints on AISC 341 to the > secretary of the Committee so that it can get on an agenda for > discussion. The email address is duncan(--nospam--at)aisc.org. Davis Parsons > > New Email Program Test > > On 4/10/2013 4:02 PM, Carl W. Jenne, P.E. wrote: >> In Florida we've already adopted ASCE 7-10. The revised wind provisions >> with its different wind speeds have been a real hassle to explain to >> architects. >> Architect: "What's the wind speed in that location?" Us: "It depends. >> The wind blows harder on a hospital than it does on an office building." >> In order to save us the trouble of multiplying by 1.15 they increased >> the physical size of the code and opened a can of worms. Ever try to >> explain mean recurrence intervals to an architect? >> Having said that, it's not within our power to refuse to go along. All >> we can do is kvetch. Though Florida doesn't have seismic problems (by >> legislative fiat) we also design in other locations. Here's a Truncated 349 characters in the previous message to save energy. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Post your message to the list by sending it to: SEAINT-SEAOSC(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. The email messages sent to the list will be saved in an archive on the World Wide Web. These archives are located at: http://archive.mail-list.com/SEAINT-SEAOSC To contact the list owner, send your message to: SEAINT-SEAOSC-list-owner(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. Sponsored By: Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Group, Inc. (PSFEG) To unsubscribe, switch to/from digest, get on/off vacation, or change your email address, click here. <http://cgi.mail-list.com/u?ln=seaint-seaosc&nm=seaintma%40euken.net>
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