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Re: Definition of "Service" Loads

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I think you can claim a certain percent of the requirement through self-teaching, 

So, yes.

W. L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.


> On Jun 13, 2014, at 5:48 AM, Jim Getaz <jgetaz(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> Bill,
> How are you going to get credit for PDHs if you teach yourself in your
> spare time? ;-) Jim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of Polhemus, William Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2014 7:47 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Definition of "Service" Loads
> Funny you should mention that.
> I've recently come to the conclusion that structural engineers would do 
> well to have a practical understanding of extreme value analysis.
> More than once I've been involved in situations where I needed to compute
> the load effects from simultaneous events involving a reasonable return
> period. The magnitude of the events individually would be available, but

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