The tops of internal bracing walls are required to be fixed to the floor, ceiling or roof diaphragm to enable lateral loads (racking forces) which occur on external walls to be evenly distributed into all bracing walls, including internal bracing walls.
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User Guide 5: Fixing of top of bracing walls - details are provided for fixing internal bracing walls to floor, ceiling or roof diaphragms.
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