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RE: STEEL: Bolted Joist Seat Connection at CFS Wall

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From: Michelle Motchos [mailto:mmotchos(--nospam--at)sw-sc.com] 
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2004 6:37 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: STEEL: Bolted Joist Seat Connection at CFS Wall

> My only caution would be that the holes in the joists are typically very
long slots (2")
> making direct shear transfer from lateral loads unlikely if required in
your situation.

Well, I'm sure that's true, but you CAN expect shear transfer IN-PLANE of
the wall, since the slots are parallel to the span of the joist.



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