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Re: Double Sheathing for Wood Shearwalls

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Refer to Section 2319.3 of Chapter 23 Div III.  for what is essentially the same statement.

Ed Greig wrote:

> BOCA 2306.4.4.1 Design Shear Increases: The design shear capacity is
> permitted to be doubled where identical materials are applied to both
> sides of the wall. Where the shear capacities of the materials are not
> equal, the allowable shear shall be considered to be equal to either
> the shear for the higher capacity or twice the shear for the side with
> the lower capacity.
> I have searched the UBC97 for a similar clause, but have not found it
> yet.