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- To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: Re: lintel
- From: "vlad" <simina(--nospam--at)idirect.com>
- Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 21:11:59 -0500
I am sorry, it is my fault I was not specific
The wall in question is an interior wall.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003
Subject: Re: lintel
Have you considered
wind loads perpendicular to the wall? With an 8 foot wide opening, your
wind loads may be an issue if there is a roll up door or other vehicle to
close the opening. Even without a door, the lintel must now span
horizontally to resist wind, increasing the load to the jamb. These
issues can be overcome with a frame for the roll up that is designed to resist
the loads and if the lintel is braced back to the roof roof diaphragm.
If it's glass with mullions, you may have a different load distribution.
And as windows change, I try to evaluate the worst case
On 1/27/2003 8:57 PM
after considerable forethought, vlad wrote:
I think such a treatment is appropriate in a seismic
The project happens in Toronto, Ontario, where the risk of
an earth tremor is quite low.