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CMU Stair/Elevator Shaft

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Just curious, is there any reason why a CMU stairway
inside a steel building would have to be or should be
any greater than 8" thick?  Fire rating is not an
issue and the block theoretically leans on the steel
for lateral loads.  The building is only 3 stories

Jim Wilson, PE
Stroudsburg, PA

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