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Thanks Jeremy

Joe Venuti,  P.E.
Joven Engineering
La Quinta,  CA


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-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy White [mailto:admin(--nospam--at)structuralae.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 12:26 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Structural stability of fire walls


I have added two good resources at:

http://structuralpedia.com/index.php?title=Fire_Walls

Registered users should feel free to leave comments to add to this  
topic on Structuralpedia.

- Jeremy




Quoting "Stuart, Matthew" <mStuart(--nospam--at)cmxengineering.com>:

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> D. Matthew Stuart, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, SECB
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> Senior Project Manager
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> Structural Department
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> Engineers and Consultants - CMX
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> From: Richard Calvert [mailto:RichardC(--nospam--at)lbbe.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 1:18 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Structural stability of fire walls
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> I've never heard of such a thing, and all I can find on google are
> websites pertaining to paintball guns... Please, explain.
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> ________________________________
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> From: Stuart, Matthew [mailto:mStuart(--nospam--at)cmxengineering.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 12:32 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Structural stability of fire walls
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>
>
> I use Nylatron bolts as a structural fuse connection.
>
>
>
> D. Matthew Stuart, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, SECB
>
> Senior Project Manager
>
> Structural Department
>
> Associate
>
> Engineers and Consultants - CMX
> <http://www.cmxengineering.com/index.htm>
>
> 200 Route 9
>
> Manalapan, NJ 07726
>
> 732-577-9000 (Ext. 308)
>
> 908-309-8657 (Cell)
>
> 732-298-9441 (Fax)
>
> mstuart(--nospam--at)CMXEngineering.com
>
>
>
> From: Dave Adams [mailto:davea(--nospam--at)laneengineers.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 12:27 PM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: Structural stability of fire walls
>
>
>
> Hello all,
>
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>
> Someone has probably brought this up before, but perhaps not.  How are
> you all handling the sections of the code which require fire walls to
> remain standing if the building portion on either side collapses from a
> fire (Section 705.2, for example)?  I have seen a detail that shows an
> essentially complete gravity load resisting wall system on each side,
> thus creating a three-walled fire wall system.  This seems like
> overkill.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Dave K. Adams, S.E.
>
> Lane Engineers, Inc.
>
> Tulare, CA
>
> www.training4engineers.com
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>



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