Started by maggiethecat, January 09, 2022, 03:53:01 AM
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Quote from: MountainDon on January 09, 2022, 09:27:28 AMFloor joists, ceiling joists, and rafters may have to be increased in depth or spaced closer together, as well as being longer of course.
QuoteR404.1.9.3 Masonry piers supporting braced wall panels.Masonry piers supporting braced wall panels shall be designed in accordance with accepted engineering practice.
QuoteR403.1 General.All exterior walls shall be supported on continuous solid or fully grouted masonry or concrete footings, crushed stone footings, wood foundations, or other approved structural systems that shall be of sufficient design to accommodate all loads according to Section R301 and to transmit the resulting loads to the soil within the limitations as determined from the character of the soil. Footings shall be supported on undisturbed natural soils or engineered fill. Concrete footing shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the provisions of Section R403 or in accordance with ACI 332.
QuoteR404.1.2 Design of masonry foundation walls.Masonry foundation walls shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the provisions of this section or in accordance with the provisions of TMS 402. Where TMS 402 or the provisions of this section are used to design masonry foundation walls, project drawings, typical details and specifications are not required to bear the seal of the architect or engineer responsible for design, unless otherwise required by the state law of the jurisdiction having authority.
QuoteWe got Michelle down to the road and off to work today. I got plowed out and back up to the house, ran a load down to her car and came back up for her. ZZ Top was playing the "How how how" song as we loaded her on the armrest of the dozer, I spun it around and presented the sorta plowed 30% grade. "Have Mercy" left her lips, and away we went
Quote from: Don_P on April 05, 2022, 09:06:31 PMYou've basically described a permanent wood foundation. Done correctly that may be easier and cheaper... and it provides bracing.