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- Subject: Re: UCI-CoLA Research
- From: "Greg Smith" <strusup(--nospam--at)gte.net>
- Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1999 10:52:03 -0500
I was wondering about nails backing out from a combination of stress relaxation on the nail (i.e. transverse bending of the wall) and concurrent torsion of the wall. Greg -----Original Message----- From: Silva John (sj) <Silva(--nospam--at)hilti.com> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org' <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org> Date: Monday, October 04, 1999 10:45 AM Subject: RE: UCI-CoLA Research >Amie, > >Last I heard, all of the testing at Bob's lab has been with hand-driven >common nails and plywood. What about comparing the behavior of gun-driven >nails and OSB? This seems to be the preferred method today. Also, some >investigation to put the story to rest regarding 3-ply vs. 5-ply plywood, >box vs. common nails, etc. would be welcome. > >Regards, > >John Silva >Hilti, Inc. > >> ---------- >> From: Amie Smith[SMTP:asmith(--nospam--at)eng.uci.edu] >> Reply To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org >> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 1999 3:30 PM >> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org >> Subject: UCI-CoLA Research >> >> This message is being sent to act as a recruitment devise for >> suggestions >> from the design profession on timber shear walls. Since late '98 UC >> Irvine >> has been conducting a Light-framed Shearwall Research Project in >> conjunction >> with the City of LA. This project has revolved around the construction, >> >> pseudo-static testing and analyzing of 27 different wall configurations >> with >> variable sheathing type and thickness', nail type and spacing as well as >> >> wood and steel stud framing. To date the project has provided raw and >> summarized data related to envelope load-displacement curves, estimates >> of >> the yield limit and strength limit states, drift information, etc. >> Currently, myself and 2 other graduate students involved in running this >> >> research project, will ultimately use this collected data for the basis >> of >> our MS thesis. As we begin the brainstorming for specific thesis topics >> we >> are interested in the ideas and advise of the design professional's. >> Are >> there any topics that specifically interest you or any ongoing issues in >> the >> design community that a thesis paper could address? If you would like >> more >> information on the project e-mail me at asmith(--nospam--at)eng.uci.edu, otherwise we >> >> look forward to hearing your responses/suggestions. >> >> Thank You >> Amie Smith >> UCI Graduate Student >> >> >> >
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