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RE: NDS Shear values

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Yes. Yes.

 

Not sure of the exact reasons for the change, but I think the presence or absence of checks and splits was involved in the change.

 

 

 

 

 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Feather [mailto:PFeather(--nospam--at)se-solutions.net]
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 4:24 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: NDS Shear values

 

Being from CA, we are current code challenged.

 

In the 2001 NDS, the table 4 shear values are doubled from the 1997 version.  Is this correct? Have the allowable shear values been increased by a factor of 2?

 

 

Paul Feather PE, SE

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