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RE: perforated plywood shear wall equation (improved)

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No, thank you.

Scott M Haan  P.E.
Plan Review Engineer
Building Safety Division http://muni.org/building, 
Development Services Department,
Municipality of Anchorage
phone: 907-343-8183   fax: 907-249-7399
mailto:haansm(--nospam--at)ci.anchorage.ak.us

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	David B Merrick [SMTP:mrkgp(--nospam--at)pacbell.net]
> Sent:	Wednesday, March 21, 2001 1:24 PM
> To:	SEAINT
> Subject:	perforated plywood shear wall equation (improved)
> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> I have broken down the equation to the variables in the IBC2000 and they
> match!!
> 
> Reference table 2305.3.7.2
> Here is the equation  Co = 100/(A(1-3B)+3B)
> 
> Let A= the ratio of maximum opening height to the wall height.
> That's the value across the top of the chart.
> 
> Let B= percent of full height sheathing to full length of wall.
> That's the left column on chart.
> 
> Co = Shear adjustment factor for V/(full height sheathing)
> 
> 
> 
> David Merrick
> Mrkgp(--nospam--at)pacbell.net
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