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Re: Axial Tension in Masonry

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Harold Sprague wrote:
> More often than not, the residential and small commercial structures in South Georgia (and most of the US) are not designed by an engineer.  Go a 
little furthe
> You must reinforce the walls for uplift.  I generally also use a double height bond beam at the top in order to develop the anchorage and the top 
of the rebar.
> Harold Sprague, PE
> Krawinkler, Luth & Assoc.


The wall is partially grouted and we will need to anchor for uplift.  
What methods are available (besides rebar)?