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The same table is in the 2000 IBC - but note that it occurs under "Empirical
Design of Masonry". Thus it would not apply for "engineered masonry".

William C. Sherman, PE
(Bill Sherman)
CDM, Denver, CO
Phone: 303-298-1311
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Wilson [mailto:wilsonengineers(--nospam--at)] 
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:23 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Diaphram Ratio

IBC 2003 - Table 2109.2.1.3

James Wilson, PE
Stroudsburg, PA

Wesley Werner <wwerner(--nospam--at)> wrote:
    In a recent post someone mentioned that IBC had 2:1 ratio limit on steel
deck diaphragm. What section of IBC contains this limitation?

Wesley C. Werner, EIT

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