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Forgot to state UBC Volume II Chapter 22, I'm wrestling alligators today !


Henry David Kim
VECO Engineering Inc.
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Office...(907) 762-1525 (voice) - (907) 762-1595 (fax)
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> From: 	Kim, Henry D.[SMTP:Henry.Kim(--nospam--at)veco.com]
> Sent: 	Tuesday, May 04, 1999 11:22 AM
> To: 	'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: 	RE: light gage metal systems
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>   seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org at 12:28:53 on 4 May 1999.
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> Michelle:
> Take a look at 1997 UBC Division VII.  This is a new section and the first
> time that values for steel stud / structural sheathing shear walls has
> appeared in the UBC.  Also note that Simpson Strong-Tie has a catalog that
> deals specifically with framing hardware for light gage framing systems.
> I
> also suggest you contact AISC as they have a lot of helpful publications.
> 
> 
> Henry David Kim
> VECO Engineering Inc.
> e-mail... HENRY.KIM(--nospam--at)VECO.COM
> Office...(907) 762-1525 (voice) - (907) 762-1595 (fax)
> Home...(907) 243-0918 (voice & fax)
> Cell.......(907) 244-1553
> APSC MS UPB5
> 
> 
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> > From: 	Structeng1(--nospam--at)aol.com[SMTP:Structeng1(--nospam--at)aol.com]
> > Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Sent: 	Tuesday, May 04, 1999 10:53 AM
> > To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: 	light gage metal systems
> > 
> > Hi everyone,
> > 
> > We have a client that has requested us to investigate the possibility of
> 
> > using light gage metal systems (metal studs, joists, shear walls, etc.)
> > for 
> > 3- and 4- story housing building.  I've never used it (except for
> > non-bearing 
> > walls) and I am having problems in finding technical information.  I
> know 
> > that Angeles Metal Systems used to be pretty big in this area however
> the 
> > telephone I get off of the internet has yielded nothing. 
> > 
> > Does any one have any information such as manufacturer's, programs etc.
> to
> > 
> > help assist in the design of such a system?  The one problem that I
> > foresee 
> > is the use of metal studs shear walls and holdowns.  I'm not sure how
> > that's 
> > going to work.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Michelle
> > 
> > 
> 
>