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Re: 2x4 Wood Diaphragm Capacity

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There are no floor joist? The 2x4 are the floor framing and sheathing? If
that's the case then the shear in the nails (rolling shear) would probably
be your limiting case.
HTH
Rand H.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Derek Westphal" <derek(--nospam--at)forell.com>
To: "Seaint" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 12:03 PM
Subject: 2x4 Wood Diaphragm Capacity


> Does anyone have a reference on calculating the diaphragm capacity for a
> floor constructed entirely with 2x4's (4" Dim is Vertical) with nails
every
> 18" oc?
>
> Thanks in advance.
> DW
>
>
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