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John -
I feel compelled to ask, why were you recommending steel framing?  I would have thought it was because it was the best system for the application.  Just because you're now upset at the AISC, is masonry suddenly a better engineering solution to the problem at hand.
Just a thought.
Scott ~(:-)
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Sent: Monday, April 23, 2001 1:58 PM
Subject: RE: AISC II (the facts)

  I have guided many architects away from masonry bearing walls in favor of steel framing; but no more.  I don't want to be seen as unreasonably contentious; merely practical.
John P. Riley, PE, SE