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This message was sent by Mark Johnson markajohn(--nospam--at)yahoo.com

Oops, I should have said:
"It is arguable that there is no
such thing as a service load for wind and seismic..."

Mark

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 From: Mark Johnson <seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com>
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2014 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Definition of "Service" Loads

This message was sent by Mark Johnson markajohn(--nospam--at)yahoo.com

The way the ASCE 7 and
other documents deal with loads is probably best understood if you're a
statistician and know how to think about mean times between occurrence,
etc.  It is arguable that there is now
such thing as a service load for wind or seismic and probably some other
things like some hydrostatic or fluid loads.  Especially
for wind loads after seeing what the ASCE did with wind loads in this last
code cycle.

Mark

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From: Joel Adair <jadair(--nospam--at)tsa-eng.com>
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2014 2:48 PM
Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Definition of "Service" Loads

It does start to get a little muddy, though, when you consider wind and

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