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Our understanding of Positive connection is mechanical connection using 
bolts, nails, screws, nails etc., to resist/transfer loads or brace components 
 (i.e. post base).

It cannot be friction based connection. We always provide positive connection 
 (as defined above).

The only exception we have used is at slip critical bolt connections. In 
these cases if SC mode fails, there is adequate capacity in bolt bearing.

The other exception is at building foundation.

Kulwant S. Brah, S.E.

-----Original Message-----
From: Polhemus, William <wpolhemus(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint-seaosc <seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:36 am
Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Positive Connection

Call the AISC Support Line.

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Behalf Of Steve Gordin Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:26 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Positive Connection

Not to my knowledge…
V. Steve Gordin PhD
Licensed Structural Engineer
SGE Consulting Structural Engineers
2081 Business Center Drive #105
Irvine CA 92612

On Apr 17, 2014, at 10:36 AM, "Polhemus, William" <wpolhemus(--nospam--at)>

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