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Look on the Cor-A-Vent site under "downloads" near the bottom of the page. There are 2 PDF files developed By Kelly Cobeen for unblocked diaphragms. She gives a methodolgy for developing at least some shear across the gap.
Regards,
Bill Cain, SE
Berkeley CA
 
In a message dated 10/20/2006 10:39:37 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, markpemberton(--nospam--at)sbcglobal.net writes:
Usually, I require ridge blocking at every other bay for diaphragm continuity where ridge strip vents are being used.  I have a client not allowing this.  What are other options for creating shear continuity across the vent gap?

Mark Pemberton, S.E.

Pemberton Engineering
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Davis, CA 95616

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Regards,
Bill Cain, S.E.
Berkeley CA