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Just sitting on curbs, or more accurately 4x4 wood "rails" normally called 
"sleepers" used to, in theory, distribute the load over many roof joists. 
But, as they say, in theory, there is not difference between practice and 
theory, but in practice there is.

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
A L L E N   D E S I G N S
Consulting Structural Engineers
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San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
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-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com] On 
Behalf Of Drew Morris Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:49 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Positive connection

Where these tied down or just sitting on a curb?

On 4/22/2014 9:13 AM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. wrote:
> Maybe not structures, but I believe there were plenty of RTUs which
> experienced net uplift on top of buildings during 1994 Northridge.
> 
> T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
> A L L E N   D E S I G N S
> Consulting Structural Engineers
> 33171 Paseo Cerveza, Suite 221
> San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
> V (949) 248-8588 • C (949) 374-1536
> www.AllenDesigns.com
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com]
> On Behalf Of Steve Gordin Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:18 AM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Positive connection
> 

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