structural wall

structural wall

[′strək·chə·rəl ′wȯl]
(civil engineering)

structural wall

A wall capable of supporting an imposed load.
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It is a "rough opening extension support element" that is "a projection ["bump-out"] or extension to the structural wall framing at the rough opening perimeter" according to the American Architectural Manufacturer's Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), respectively.
They're usually constructed as a cavity wall, with an internal structural wall of blockwork and an external facing layer of brickwork sandwiching an insulation layer.
Plastbau also manufactures its eDeck and eWall products as pre-engineered elements for insulated cast in-situ concrete floor and structural wall applications.
This was not intended as a structural wall, just something to bridge the gap from house to footer, and give me something to insulate with extruded foam.
Consult a structural engineer if in doubt though, because it's just not worth taking a risk - removing a structural wall without supporting it properly could make your home liable to collapse.
the risk to just down Consult a structural engineer if in doubt though, because it's just not worth taking a risk - removing a structural wall without supporting it properly could make your home liable to collapse.
Punch Room--which had to be divided in two due to an existing structural wall, making it all the more intimate--befits the last option.
If the fire separation serves as a structural wall or floor, it would also be required to provide a load-bearing capacity to resist collapse as a result of a fire.
Consult a structural engineer - it's not worth taking a risk because removing a structural wall without supporting it properly could make your home liable to collapse.
On the other hand, results from dynamic non-linear time history analysis (Figures 14, 15, and 16) show plastic hinges mainly above the belt truss, although hinges are also seen at some columns just below the belt truss, and at a few beams and structural wall at bottom stories.
Although the house was not demolished that day, the family was forced to flee seven months later when the Israeli military cut sewer and power lines and badly damaged a structural wall.
The Goodsmaster Plus is supplied inside a structure-supported frame which does not require a structural wall or lifting beam and can be installed in a matter of days.