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RE: Special Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls

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Thanks for this info. Have you tried using the CMACN software for your design 
 and, if so, what are your thoughts on their programs? (I don't think Enercalc 
 has the masonry shear pier module anymore).

Larry Hauer, S.E.

-----Original Message-----
> From: "T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E." <bill(--nospam--at)ALLENDESIGNS.COM>
> Sent: Mar 25, 2014 1:16 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Special Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls
> CMACN was wrong!
> The 1.5 factor is still in for ASD (Chapter 2).
> See section of the Masonry Code.
> Thanks to Alan Robinson for pointing this out to me.
> T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
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