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Please refer to the following link:

Another source may be the LGSEA (Light Gauge Steel Engineers Association).

Finally, the Army Corps of Engineers has a design guide, TI 809-?? devoted to
light gauge steel which also discusses brick veneers.

-Keith Fix, PE
-Little Rock, AR

--- Chris Towne <ctowne(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> I am designing a 2 story braced steel frame building that has a max. ht. of
> 38'.  The exterior walls are brick with metal stud backing.  Are steel shelf
> angles warranted or would it be standard practice to have a continuous wall
> from the foundation wall to the roof?
> Chris Towne, P.E.
> Chapman Technical Group
> 200 Sixth Avenue
> St. Albans, WV 25177
> Phone 304-727-5501
> Fax 304-727-5580

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