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RE: hr @ EQ.32-2 of UBC97, Section 1632

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I would use hx/hr=1 for the anchorage of walls to roof diaphragms.


Bill Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)
Consulting Structural Engineers
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||-----Original Message-----
||From: James Lin [mailto:se3949(--nospam--at)]
||Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 6:04 PM
||To: seaint(--nospam--at)
||Subject: RE: hr @ EQ.32-2 of UBC97, Section 1632
||How about if I am checking the masonry (or concrete)
||walls anchorage at the low roof diaphragm?
||(1) hx/hr=20/30? or
||(2) hx/hr=20/20? (will this be too conservative for
||all the short (20' high) walls?
||James Lin
||IDS, Inc.
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