ENGINEERING Activity 3.1.3 Commercial Wall Systems INTRODUCTION Commercial walls must typically withstand greater loads and heavier abuse than residential walls and are therefore often built with different components. In this activity you will examine the different parts that make up various commercial wall systems. As you identify the components of these walls, notice the similarities and differences in materials and sizes of the structural components. EQUIPMENT ● Printer ● Keystone Library Renovation Preliminary Building (student version).rvt RESOURCES ● Commercial Wall Systems (Green) Procedure To enclose the second level of the Keystone Library, the existing exterior walls will be extended using the same existing construction to the required height. However, a new wall must be constructed at the second floor on Column Line 3. Assume that the new wall will be on the exterior side of the column line and will extend from the second floor level to the height of the adjacent walls on Column lines A and D. The new wall must also provide an exterior brick veneer to match the existing exterior brick.
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