sidesway

sidesway

The lateral movement of a structure under the action of lateral loads or unsymmetrical vertical loads.
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Under these conditions, the estimated sidesway deflection amounts to 0.
Use of corner bracing was shown to substantially reduce sidesway deflection of the frame, but the need for bracing in relation to the use of siding or sheathing and the most efficient type of cross bracing for the frame requires additional study.
The sidesway restraining force factor (mD) indicates the amount of lateral load required to be resisted by the center building frame and how much is being resisted by the SIP diaphragm.
It also has a front stretcher and front rail, which ensures satisfactory sidesway strength of the front frame.
There are no published acceptance levels for school desks or tables subjected to front to back or sidesway cyclic load tests.