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Re: Steel Joists Bearing On Wood Bearing Walls

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Short message (fat thumbs) but what about diaphragm values?

Joseph R. Grill, P.E.
Verde Valley Eng., PLLC

Matthew Stuart <MStuart(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> With OWS joist and CFM studs I like to run a HSS on top of the top track 
> to help distribute the reactions. I would recommend something similar for 
> a wood stud wall.
> Matthew Stuart
> Pennoni Associates Inc.
> Office 215-222-3000 x7895
> Mobile 908-309-8657
> | mstuart(--nospam--at)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of h.d.richardson(--nospam--at) Sent: Sunday, April 14, 2013 2:16 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Steel Joists Bearing On Wood Bearing Walls
> Fellow engineers,
> I have a client and an owner who want to build a building using OWS
> joists with metal decking and concrete topping and bear this on a wood

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