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Re: CONC Slab Uplift

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Shouldn't be a problem with #4s @ 3-1/2" E.W. x 17'-6" long :o).
You wouldn't see that on my plans!!

Regards,
Bill Allen

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> From: Jim Dane <jimdane(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com>
> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: Re: CONC Slab Uplift
> Date: Thursday, July 31, 1997 1:38 PM
> 
> Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:
> > 
> > Don't you need Fres=1.5*Fuplift?
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Bill Allen
> > 
> I assumed that the 2.5 kip uplift included any safety factors.  You know
> what assume stands for so you are probably correct.  That would mean
> that 75 square feet of slab would be needed.  I doubt that a 4" slab
> will have enough reinforcing to handle the force.
> 
> Jim Dane, P.E.
> 
>