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Perfect!  Thank you.

And I did not have to register..

Jim

--- Tom Skaggs <tom.skaggs(--nospam--at)apawood.org> wrote:

> One of my colleagues spearheaded a publication on
> the topic.  You may
> need to register to D.L. this publication.
> 
> http://www.apawood.org/pdfs/managed/TT-102.pdf
>  
> Tom
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Wilson [mailto:wilsonengineers(--nospam--at)yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 12:51
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Residential Collector Design
> 
> I am reviewing plans for a 2-story conventional
> wood-framed house which
> has been kicked back by the inspector because it
> does not meet the
> prescriptive lateral design requirements.  (This is
> northeast PA,
> believe it or not!)
> 
> Section R602.10.3 of the 2000 IRC, design option 3
> requires braced wall
> panels to begin within 12ft of the end of the wall. 
> As an option, a
> collector can be designed in its place.
> 
> Since we have several windows near the end wall, we
> cannot get in the
> necessary braced panel within the 12ft requirement. 
> Can the collector
> design be as simple as defining nailing requirements
> for the sheathing
> to the double top plate above the windows? 
> I have a few common sense notes to go with it such
> as no 3" duct
> penetrations through the top plate in this area, and
> that the double
> 2x6's must be overlapped a certain dimension.
> 
> Lateral wind force is less than 150 lbs/ft acting on
> the collector.
> 
> TIA,
> Jim Wilson, PE
> Stroudsburg, PA
> 
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