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Good point, but I don't think there is an arch action here.
And the wall above the opening is high enough to justify a triangular shaped
load.
Thank you for the input.

Vlad
simina(--nospam--at)idirect.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Persing" <jpersing(--nospam--at)fhoarch.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 12:49
Subject: RE: lintel


> A suggestion was made regarding using arch action for the lintel design.
> That is fine but be sure there is enough wall on each side to support the
> horizontal reaction from the arch.  There are also some deflection
> compatibility requirements in the UBC for supporting masonry.  See Section
> 2106.2.9
>
> Jim Persing
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vlad [mailto:simina(--nospam--at)idirect.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 1:15 PM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: Re: lintel
> >
> >
> > The opening is 8'-0" wide and the wall is 12" thick.
> > Mt. Richardson suggested 2 angles on each side connected with
> > steel tabs,
> > and so I did.
> > I provided 2-L4"x4"x1/4" (for a moment of 8.9 kNm) connected
> > with tabs @24".
> > Thank you for taking the time to answer.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Vlad
> > simina(--nospam--at)idirect.com
> >
> > Now I think I should put the tabs @32"! (every other block)
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Stanley E Scholl" <sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com>
> > To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 22:03
> > Subject: Re: lintel
> >
> >
> > > How wide is the door? If a 3'-0" man door, and if the
> > horiz. reinf. is
> > > say at the 8 ft. level and perhaps 2- #4, you may not need a lintel.
> > >
> > > Stan Scholl, P.E.
> > > Laguna Beach, CA
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