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RE: Axial Tension in Masonry

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The most recent ACI 530 is 1995. 

Harold Sprague, PE
Krawinkler, Luth & Assoc.


-----Original Message-----
From:	Lew Midlam [SMTP:Lew.Midlam(--nospam--at)lcm.com]
Sent:	Friday, July 31, 1998 11:52 AM
To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject:	Re: Axial Tension in Masonry

I'm looking at the COMMENTARY on ACI-530-88 (and I assume the newer version is the same), para
6.4:

"If axial tension develops in walls due to uplift of connected roofs or floors, the walls must
be reinforced to resist the tension."

Lew

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