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A building wall consists of 12-in clay brick and 1/2-in. Fiberboard on one side. If the wall is 10 ft high, determine the load in pounds per foot that it exerts on the floor.

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Take minimum design dead load for 12 in. clay brick as 115 lb/ft2.

 

Determine the dead load for the 12 in. clay brick for 10 ft wall height.

design dead load for 12 in. clay brick as 115 lb/ft2.

 

Determine the dead load for the 12 in. clay brick for 10 ft wall height.

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Laay Design load xh 'day wall 115lb/ft2 x10ft 1,150lb/ft

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Take design dead load for 1/2-in. Fiberboard as 0.75 lb/ft2.

Determine the dead load for the 1/2-in. fiberboard on one side for 10 ft wall height.

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DL Design loadfiber Xhxa =0.75 lb/ft2 x 10ft wall 7.5lb/ft

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Determine the total load in pounds p...

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Totalload DLay DL clay fiber 1,150lb/ft7.5 lb/ft =1,157.5lb/ft

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