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Can you check if the adjustment factors are already included in the
tabulated values. I do not have the 2001 NDS.

Suresh Acharya, S.E.


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From: j.grill(--nospam--at)attbi.com [mailto:j.grill(--nospam--at)attbi.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2003 9:44 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Timber shear values


Actually, I think it was 180 psi, he keeps walking in and out of my office
with the book.  And yes from your link to the info, the increases do appear
to
be ASD design.  We would still like to see some commentary if any of you
ever
run across it.  I have not been able to find anything yet.

Thanks
> j.grill(--nospam--at)attbi.com wrote:
>
> >My boss just came to me with his new copy of the 2001 NDS.  He pointed to
DF
> >shear values (190 psi?).  It seems I have heard that the values have
> >increased, but this is the first I have seen it.  Do any of you have some
> >history or a reference for commentary on the subject that we could read.
> >
> >
> The American Wood Council has some information on the new values for
> shear design at:
>
> http://www.awc.org/technical/Shr-dv.html
>
> These appear to be increases in the ASD values.
>
>
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