Subject: Re: More questions about rigid plywood Diaphragms
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 1999 00:46:55 EDT
I think that as a minimum, the plane of the gable would act as a diaphragm to
the side walls with chord boundaries at the ridge board and eaves. The
rigidity would then be based on the half diaphragms on each side of the
I don't believe that it should be considered a rigid diaphragm for wood
framed structures either way.