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Re: Rigid vs. Flexible Diaphragm

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Dennis:

To add to Joe's comment, one has to make sure the king post is adequately connected to the frame so as to transfer out-of-plane wind load.

Gautam


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Subject: Re: Rigid vs. Flexible Diaphragm
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 14:35:22 EDT

Dennis:

The king post (full height) should be designed for the wind load over the
window/doors and the trib area of the wall. You may have 6x12's for 20 plus foot
openings.


Joe Venuti
Johnson & Nielsen Associates
Palm Springs,  CA

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