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Individual studs would be designed as components.
Paul Feather
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Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 8:13 AM
Subject: Lateral loads

For a simple diaphragm building with load bearing wood stud shear walls, are
the individual studs designed for a lateral wind load as components and
cladding or as main windforce- resisting system per the 2000 IBC tables
1609.6.2.1(2) or table 1609.6.2.1(1)

James Cory, P.E.
Cory Structural Engineering, P.C.