I am reinforcing a curtain wall with a piece of plate steel .5in x 5 in. I attached the reinforcing to the mullion wall with screws to pick up the horizontal shear so I now have a transformed section. I found the stress in the steel to be 4 ksi....now I am unsure what to check this against....I want to say .6 Fy but I can't back that up with anything....if someone could help me out I would be much obliged. Thanks
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