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Re: Diaphragms

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Amaloyan(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> So lets assume you have a 2 story office
> building. 10 psf goes to the roof
> diaph.
> 20 psf goes to the floor diaph. The 20 psf is
> for half the tributary height
> of the walls
> supported by the diaph from above and below.
> (10psf + 10 psf).

I've always taken the 10 and divided that!  5
roof, 10 at 2nd Floor (5+5).  :o\

Stan JohnsonBS, EIT,  I looked amalgamation up in
the dictionary"Slang - A play on the name Ara
Maloyan and the term bit tranlation"   :o)))