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This question pertains to CMU walls used for back-up to masonry brick.    How much capacity does CMU back-up distribute to the structural frame?  
Does anyone have information on the testing of this assembly?
I use RAM and was wondering if (how much) I can rely on the CMU for lateral resistance.

Terry Triest, EIT
Structural Engineer
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