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RE: Exterior Stud Wall Deflection

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Very little dead load ... so not an issue in this case.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark E. Deardorff [mailto:MarkD(--nospam--at)DandDEng.com]
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 11:59 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Exterior Stud Wall Deflection


If the wall has significant deflection than a P-delta check might be
appropos.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Hiner [mailto:shiner(--nospam--at)folsom.ca.us]
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 11:15 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Exterior Stud Wall Deflection
>
>
> 1997 UBC 1611.5 sets "interior" wall deflection limits of
> L/240 for brittle
> finishes and L/120 for flexible finishes (for 5 psf minimum
> out-of-plane
> loading).