Shear Walls & Sheathing Lateral Loads Quick-Card Based on the 2015 IRC

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9781622701315
Product ISBN:
9781622701315

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Shear Walls & Sheathing Lateral Loads Quick-Card Based on the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)

This 6-page card quickly covers the construction essentials you need in loads and shear walls based on the new 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) for loads, shear walls & sheathing. Special sections focus on specific essentials for each area of framing.

Features:

LOADS & SHEAR WALLS

  • Loads
  • Wind Loads
  • Vertical Loads
  • Lateral Loads
  • Seismic Design Categories
  • Story Height
  • Shear Walls
  • Typical Shear Wall
  • Shear Panel
  • Minimum Uniformly Distributed Live Loads

SHEAR WALLS – GENERAL

  • Shear Wall Principles
  • Shear Wall - Internal Strength
  • Wind Force - Shear Wall Diagram
  • Shear Wall Forces
  • Shear Wall Failures

SHEATHING MATERIALS - PLYWOOD & ORIENTED STRAND BOARD (OSB)

  • Plywood & OSB Panels
  • Plywood vs. OSB
  • Plywood - Pros. & Cons.
  • Oriented Strand Board (OSB) - Pros. & Cons.

FRAMING & SHEATHING

  • Wall Bracing
  • Wood Wall Framing
  • Braced Wall Line Spacing
  • Wood Structural Panel Wall Sheathing Requirements used to Resist Wind Pressures
  • Fastening Schedule

BRACED WALL PANELS

  • Terms
  • Braced Wall Panels (IRC R602.10.2)
  • Minimum Length of Braced Wall Panels
  • Continuous Sheathing Methods.
  • Wall Components
  • Hold Down & Anchor Bolts
  • Required Length of Bracing
  • Location of Braced Wall Panels

BRACED WALL PANELS - BRACING METHODS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bracing Methods
  • Bracing Requirements Based on Seismic Design Category

BRACED WALL PANEL CONNECTIONS TO FOOTINGS & ROOF FRAMING

  • Continuous Sheathing Methods
  • Braced Wall Panel Connections to Floor Framing
  • Braced Wall Panel Connections Foundation for SDC D0,D1 & D2
  • Braced Wall Panel Connection When Parallel to Floor/Ceiling Framing
  • Braced Wall Panel Connection When Perpendicular to Floor/Ceiling Framing
  • End Conditions for Braced Wall Lines with Continuous Sheathing
  • Connections to Roof Framing
  • Braced Wall Panel Connection to Perpendicular Rafters

Publisher: Builder's Book, Inc.1/06/2016
ISBN: 9781622701315/1622701313

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