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Re: slab on masonry

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Probably not actually zero, although I wonder how much benefit you get from, say, an 8" thick wall with the rebar in the center?  Especially with masonry--I'd feel better about a concrete wall.


In a message dated 9/13/05 3:57:41 PM, sharon(--nospam--at) writes:
That is what I thought, so it is not actually zero. 
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Um, zero?  Although it might be a little more if it's a thicker wall with rebar properly placed.  Depends on relative stiffnesses.


In a message dated 9/13/05 3:35:07 PM, sharon(--nospam--at) writes:

When supporting an elevated concrete slab on masonry walls, in the out-of-plane direction, what percent do you consider the slab fixed to the wall?