Differential Deflections … and the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector Screw (c) Jeff R. Filler, May 2022, Pell City, AL I haven’t tried one out yet … the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector Screw … but the idea is fascinating …

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Shear Deflection – Prefab Wood I-Joist Example Calc (c) Jeff R. Filler, Pell City, 2022 Continuing our discussion on shear deflection of wood beams (joists, etc.), let’s look at a prefabricated wood I-joists. Basic design information for prefabricated wood I-joists …

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Keys to Successfully Obtaining a Code Evaluation Report (c) Jeff R. Filler, Pell City, Alabama October 2021 A code evaluation report is a report published by an evaluation agency stating that (and how) a building product (or building method or …

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What makes for successfully obtaining a code evaluation report? (c) Jeff R. Filler, 2021 The use of building products in construction that are not described in the building code, or not described completely in the building code, generally requires the …

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