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Re: out of plane anchorage Question

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Correct, you would have 3x minimum chords for anchorage attachment if you
are using the truss for anchorage.  This makes this "traditional"
construction system a bit harder to implement.

Paul Feather PE, SE
pfeather(--nospam--at)SE-Solutions.net
www.SE-Solutions.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tarek Mokhtar" <tarooky(--nospam--at)earthlink.net>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 3:25 PM
Subject: out of plane anchorage Question


>
> consider a 35' x 18' one story masonry building with a wood truss roof
> The masonry walls have a 4x nailer on top, where the trusses are
> attached for bearing and out of plane forces.
>
> Section 1633.2.8.1 states that wood elements of the anchorage
> system shall be 2 1/2" minimum, does this mean that the trusses
> have to be 3x thick?
>
> Tarek Mokhtar, SE
>
> Laguna Beach, CA
>
>
>
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