Seesaw damping system, as expected, has a better performance of enhancing strength than that of the diagonal brace
So add a diagonal brace
under joists before you tear off the old decking.
From testing, it is observed that inplane shear strength of concrete frame with steel diagonal brace
increases 2.5 times with the frame no brace and incase of cross brace frame it increases up to four times.
Install diagonal brace
wire from just above ground level on the anchor post to about the level of the horizontal rail on the brace post.
Talking of the entry relating to gates, this is why England in Par-ticular is a little gem: "In Devon and parts of Cornwall gates have perhaps five or six bars, two verticals and a diagonal brace
from the top bar at the harr-ends with the brace starting high above the top bar.
To simplify the structural analog for the case of multiple truss webs in a row, the diagonal brace
was neglected and a single truss web was analyzed.
It also provides optional terminating action for the inspections and is necessary to detect and correct cracking of the vertical chords adjacent to the lower spar fitting, which could result in separation of the diagonal brace
Push or pull the wall until it's plumb and hold it in this position while your helper nails on a temporary diagonal brace
. Repeat this process for each wall.
This AD requires repetitive detailed visual and ultrasonic inspections to detect missing, broken or damaged taperlock bolts in the diagonal brace
underwing fittings and corrective actions if necessary.
Then nail on a diagonal brace
to hold the wall plumb until the sheathing is installed.
Cut and use drywall screws to install infill on the gate (it will provide bracing for joints as well as attach the diagonal brace