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Both directions or just 42% more than one direction? I.e. - 2*arcsin(45), a perfectly aligned load resolved into the orthogonal directions producing a maximal summed reaction. That is, of course, assuming you don't expect a code event to act at full magnitude in both orthogonal directions simultaneously.

Brian K. Smith wrote:
Yes it can be done.  Just make sure the hold down has enough capacity to support the uplift from both directions if applicable.
 
bks
----- Original Message -----
From: Rich Lewis
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 1:45 PM
Subject: Sharing Holdowns @ Corners

Is it permissible to share a single holdown at a corner where 2 shear walls intersect?  I was thinking of configuring the corner studs to be nailed together as a built up post and using one holdown.  Is this commonly done?  Any specific recommendations of how to share a holdown?  I don’t find any details about this in anchor catalog.

 

Thanks.

 

Rich

 


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