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Eccentric Load on Metal Stud

Eccentric Load on Metal Stud

Eccentric Load on Metal Stud

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Hi,

I am attaching ceiling joists to the flange of metal studs by using metal tracks. The studs are running floor to roof. Ceiling is lower than the roof. My question is that since metal studs will be loaded axially with an eccentric load. Which equation should I follow to design the metal studs ? They are also taking shear ..

RE: Eccentric Load on Metal Stud

Are these exterior studs? Then their design will be predominantly controlled by wind load, and the small load due to the weight of the ceiling will be negligible.

DaveAtkins

RE: Eccentric Load on Metal Stud

(OP)
DaveAtkins:

These are interior stud walls taking seismic and gravity loads

RE: Eccentric Load on Metal Stud

The appropriate equations are in Section C5.2 of AISI S100.

DaveAtkins

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