NONLOAD-BEARING WALLS


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NONLOAD-BEARING WALLS
NONLOAD-BEARING WALLS
Introduction Nonload-bearing (also referred to as nonbearing) walls were briefly described in Section 6.2. Such walls appear in buildings in many forms such as interior partitions, in-fill panels, or exterior walls such as fence walls and highway sound barrier walls. It was pointed out that these walls do not function as gravity load–carrying elements. For analytical purposes, MSJC-08 Section 1.6 [6.1] distinguishes nonload-bearing walls from load-bearing walls as the latter carrying superimposed load vertical lo…
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Narendra Taly, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE: Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, Second Edition. NONLOAD-BEARING WALLS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export