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Lateral Bracing of Steel Beam

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Interested in knowing your opinion:
Do you think wood joists hanging from a nailer (using Simpson top-flange
hangers) bolted to the top flange of a W-section beam provide enough
lateral bracing to the top compression flange to qualify it as a
contiuouslly braced beam? Joists occur on one or both sides of the

Your opinion is highly appreciated. Thank you.