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Vlad,

Assumption of a triangular load IS arch action.

Jim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vlad [mailto:simina(--nospam--at)idirect.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 9:08 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: lintel
> 
> 
> 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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