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


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

>Hi everyone
>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
>it is another plan check correction!