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Metal Stud Shear Walls w/ plywood shtg

Metal Stud Shear Walls w/ plywood shtg

Metal Stud Shear Walls w/ plywood shtg

Does anyone have a copy of allowable shear values for metal stud shear walls with plywood sheathing (from AISI Lateral)?


RE: Metal Stud Shear Walls w/ plywood shtg

Years ago, Angeles Metals had an EIR report with rated values for that.  I will have to look it up as it goes a bit back in my files.

Mike McCann
MMC Engineering
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RE: Metal Stud Shear Walls w/ plywood shtg

Try IBC 2003 Table 2211.2.  Not in IBC 2006 - see section 2210 which refers you to AISI-WSD

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