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[SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] Basement wall with adjacent slab on grade - Help

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Dennis S. Wish PE wrote:
> I'm designing the structure for a custom home here in the desert.
> Basements are unusual, and this project calls for a lower level for
> parking and storage. My question is this:
> The first level is a slab on grade - with elevation changes in the slab of
> 12 inches higher and lower.
> A portion (about 33%) of the home has a basement. Two sides of the basment
> wall occur within the home while the other walls (the foundation jogs)
> occurs at the framed exterior face of the building. The interior portion
> of basement wall run's through the center of the home. My question refers
> to the area of the slab on grade that meets or must join the basment wall
> with TJI's...................

For those who do not know the jargon - what is a TJI?


Raghu Pendyala
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