Evaluation of Remediation Techniques for Circular Holes in the Webs of Wood I-Joists

Tiberiu Polocoser, Thomas H. Miller, Rakesh Gupta
  • Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, December 2013, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • DOI: 10.1061/(asce)mt.1943-5533.0000737

How to fix the hole in the web of your wood I-Joist!

What is it about?

A great quantity of testing was conducted to find an economical fix, backed by suitable statistics and engineering knowledge, for how to fix a hole in the web of a wood I-joist.

Why is it important?

This research is critical for construction administration questions for how to repair the holes while leaving the HVAC in place.

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