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Harold
What is a DBA?
Gary

On 17 Aug 2004 at 17:20, Harold Sprague wrote:

> Your interpretation is correct.  And you can use headed studs or
> DBA's.
> 
> Regards,
> Harold Sprague
> 
> 
> >From: Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu>
> >Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> >To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> >Subject: Re: Bar Joists parallel to masonry walls
> >Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 01:40:33 -0400 (EDT)
> >
> >Joe:
> >
> >My understanding (and Harold can correct me if I am wrong) is that he
> >is placing the WT on its "side" (the top of the flange will be
> >vertical along the inside face of the masonry wall creating an 8"
> >tall by however wide the WT is vertical piece of plate to weld the
> >angle to and the web is vertical and "slides" through the vertical
> >[head] joint between two masonry blocks...the web then has DBA's
> >welded to it that "hold" the whole thing in the masonry wall).  I
> >would assume that he repeats this at some set distance (I would
> >assume every several feet, depending on loading), which he did not
> >specify even in general terms.  His intent is that he then has a
> >vertical weld plate every several feet that a continuous angle can be
> >welded to (at the desired elevation) to support the deck and act as a
> >diaphragm chord.
> >
> >And I don't see why it would not work for 8" or 10" or 12" walls
> >(assuming that I understand correctly)...they will typically all be
> >using 8" tall blocks.  Could even work for 6" or maybe even 4" walls
> >other than the core may not be big enough to allow for room for the
> >DBAs.
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Scott
> >Adrian, MI
> >
> >
> >
> >On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 Jnapd(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> >
> > > Harold:
> > >
> > > DO you use this WT in 8 or 12 " walls ?
> > > Is the flange face up as a "T" in section and does the flange get
> > > in the 
> >way
> > > of the next course ?
> > >
> > > Joe Venuti
> > > Johnson & Nielsen Associates
> > > Palm Springs,  CA
> > >
> >
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