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[SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] Stucco Shear Values

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Hey Jeff long time no see!

If I read it correctly, Table 25-I of the '94 UBC excludes the use of stucco as
a shear wall in Seismic Zones 3 & 4.  Footnote 1 of the table states that the
values are for short term loading in zones 0, 1 & 2 and that items 2, 3 & 4 may
be used with a 50% reduction. 

Expanded metal or woven wire lath and portland cement plaster is item 1 and is

Eric Brown