I am looking an article or documentation that explains why the IBC allows a 40% increase in shear wall and diaphragm capacity for wind loads, while the 97 UBC did not allow the increase. In a 2008 thread (http://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=223905) UcfSE posted a link to and article that explained the change, but the link does not work.
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