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RE: Sharing Holdowns @ Corners

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Joe –

 

Just curious, but what do you do if, based on your calculations, there is no uplift even considering orthogonal effects?

 

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

ALLEN DESIGNS

Consulting Structural Engineers
 
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Subject: Re: Sharing Holdowns @ Corners

 

And to add to Bill's comment I always upsize the corner holdown to the next larger size even if the loading that Bill mention did not require it.

 

Joe Venuti
Johnson & Nielsen Associates
Palm Springs, CA