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The webinar will be based upon the design example “Four-story Wood Light-frame Structure” in Volume 2 of the SSDM series. This presentation will talk about rigid vs flexible diaphragms and potential problems with torsion in these types of buildings. The presentation will include the design and detailing for a multi-story wood framed shear walls using the continuous tie down system, including boundary element and tension rod design. The presentation will also include how to calculate wood frame shear wall deflections. There will be a brief discussion on the design and detailing of wood framed trusses and the use of collector trusses. The presentation will conclude with a side by side comparison of force-transfer-around-openings (FTAO) using both the Thompson Method and the Diekmann Method.
- Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
- This course is Diamond Review approved in 49 states. New York does not accept hours from recordings.