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I think both ASCE and SDI (the Steel Deck Institute) have standards for 
this.

Richard Lewis wrote:
> 
> I am looking for a good technical publication / text book on designing
> diaphragms.  Specifically I would like a reference for bare metal deck
> diaphragms and concrete filled diaphragms.  I want one that adequately
> explains deflection and how to design diaphragms with openings.  I have a
> copy of SDI 2nd edition Diaphragm Design Manual.  IMO it is very poorly
> organized and hard to follow.  I have been to their web site and don't see
> any other references.
> 
> Does anybody have some suggestions?
> 
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