Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

partition wall from truss

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Title: Message
Why not use 2Xs or unistrut, placed on top of the bottom chords of two trusses, then hang your partition wall from all-threads? This gives them more flexibility as well for placing the rods where they need them, not where you have a bottom chord.
Mounting to brick or cladding: I agree with everyone else, not a good idea. I always think of unreinforced brick as heavy decoration. Also, I cannot count how many failed unreinforced, and sometimes sparsely reinforced brick walls I have seen in Central FL post hurricanes....
Andrew Kester, PE
Longwood, FL