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RE: Perforated shear wall uplift

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Joe-

 

What if you just left the nuts off the shear bolts?

 

The contractor will probably do that anyway.

 

:o)

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.

ALLEN DESIGNS

Consulting Structural Engineers

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From: Jnapd(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:Jnapd(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 7:09 PM
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seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Perforated shear wall uplift

 

So now you would have to design the bolts for 1000# shear and tension acting together

 

Does not look good for the future of 2x4 walls at the slab edge.

 

 

Joe Venuti
Johnson & Nielsen Associates
Palm Springs, CA