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Re: Live Load Reduction & Partitions

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> Unfortunately, the commentary for ASCE 7-98 does not
> have a section for
> the partition load section (which is within the live
> load provisions like
> the IBC), so we are not able to gain some guidance
> from them (since to
> some degree ASCE 7 currently [and in the past] is
> generally the basis for

ASCE 7's definition of Dead Loads includes partitions
in the list of things that are condsidered dead loads.

Cliff




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