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Re: Partition load for gravity design

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Elly and Jesus, I think you should ask your boss and see what he thinks.  :)

>>> "Elly rejuso" <Erejuso(--nospam--at)> 01/06 1:27 PM >>>
It appears to be considered dead load under UBC section 1606.2, but live load under ASCE section 4.4.2.

My dilemma is should I consider partition load when checking live load deflection (L/360) for office floor members. What is the standard practice.

Elly D. Rejuso, P.E.