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Tag: Reinforced Curtain Wall Example of Strength Design of a Reinforced Curtain Wall

A curtain wall of standard modular clay units spans 20 ft between columns, and is simply supported at each column. It has reinforcement consisting of W4.9 wire each face, every course. The curtain wall is subjected to a wind pressure w = 20 lb/ft2. Design the curtain wall. As an initial assumption, use fm′ = 2,500 lb/in.2. Referring to Table

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