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RE: Perforated shear wall uplift

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


The contractor will probably do that anyway.




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


Consulting Structural Engineers

-----Original Message-----
From: Jnapd(--nospam--at) [mailto:Jnapd(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 7:09 PM
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