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>From the definitions in Volume 2, Chapter 16 on page 2-1:

BALCONY, EXTERIOR, is an exterior floor system projecting from a structure
and supported by that structure, with no additional supports.

DECK is an exterior floor system supported on at least two opposing sides by
an adjoining structure and/or posts, piers, or other independent supports.

Albert J. Meyer, Jr., P.E.
Martin-Espenlaub Engineering
(215) 665-8570 Tel
(215) 561-5064 Fax
ameyer(--nospam--at)martinaia.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Ed Najjarine [mailto:enajjarine(--nospam--at)permasteelisausa.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 5:58 PM
To: SEAINT(--nospam--at)SEAINT.ORG
Subject: Floor deck LL


Thanks for your response, I guess what I meant is when is 40 PSF is used vs.
60 PSF. What is the exact definition of a deck and that od a balcony

Ed


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