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dave,
the floor will brace the wall due to the relative stiffness of the floor
diaphragm versus the out of plane stiffness of the wall.

bill

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Anderson <dnae(--nospam--at)home.com>
To: seaoc <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Thursday, November 19, 1998 7:34 AM
Subject: lateral load


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>Hi everyone
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>If a mezzanine is constructed inside tilt up concrete building
>and the walls are supported  at roof and foundation
>do i have to consider seismic load on mezzanine diaphragm
>or the load will go direct to strong connection at roof
>and foundation
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>it is another plan check correction!
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>thanks
>
>D.A.
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