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We like to use H/500 both for the overall building

And inter story drift.

 

David L. Fisher SE PE

Senior Principal

 

Fisher and Partners

372 West Ontario

Suite 301

Chicago 60654

 

312.622.0409 (m)

312.573.1701

312.573.1726 (f)

 

www.fpse.com

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Mayer [mailto:doug.mayer(--nospam--at)taylorteter.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 2009 2:15 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Deflection

 

When wind governs in your lateral system design, what is the building drift limitation?  There doesn’t seem to be any specified building drift limitation for wind loads (that I can find) in the code.  What do you wind country folks do?

 

Thanks,

 

Doug Mayer, SE