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Re: Definition of "Service" Loads

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That would actually be . factored downward for Allowable "Strength"
combinations. It just looks like Allowable Stress concepts.

> Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:48:42 -0500
> From: "Joel Adair" <jadair(--nospam--at)>
> Subject: RE: Definition of "Service" Loads
> It does start to get a little muddy, though, when you consider wind and
> seismic.  These loads used to be calculated at the "service" level, and
> factored upward for LRFD combinations.  Now, they're calculated at the
> ultimate level and factored downward for allowable stress combinations.
> -- Joel
> the structural alliance
> Joel Adair, PE, LEED AP
> Principal

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