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[SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] RE: [SEAOC] Rw factors

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>UBC 1628.3.3 requires that the lowest Rw be used
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Is this always true?

For combinations along different axes, it is possible to have a 3 story or
less plywood shear wall, bearing wall system in one direction with Rw=8 and
an OMRF in the other direction with Rw=6.....right?

Jeff Smith

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