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From: Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)bbfm.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Anch. Bolt Tension at Corner of Basement Wall
 
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  The usual anchor rods are used for shear, the holdowns at the panel
ends are for the chord tension forces.
 
On 9/2/2010 8:22 AM, Garner, Robert wrote:
>
> I noticed that the Simpson anchors are only for tension loads and not
> shear loads.  What does one do for shear loads?
>
> Bob
 
 
        How do the end holdowns know to take no shear?
 
        Jim Getaz