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Title: Strenth and Stiffness of 1x diagonal floor sheathing??

Thanks, Buddy.

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.

ALLEN DESIGNS

Consulting Structural Engineers
 
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From: Showalter, Buddy [mailto:Buddy_Showalter(--nospam--at)afandpa.org] On Behalf Of AWC Info
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 12:07 PM
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Subject: Strenth and Stiffness of 1x diagonal floor sheathing??

 

There are strength and stiffness values in the Wind and Seismic Standard on the AWC website:

http://www.awc.org/Standards/SDPWS.html

See Table 4.2C.

HTH

Buddy

John "Buddy" Showalter, P.E.
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From: "Bill Allen" <T.W.Allen(--nospam--at)cox.net>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Strenth and Stiffness of 1x diagonal floor sheathing??
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I'm working on an existing building built in Orange County around 1920 (or so). I need to determine the strength and stiffness of the floor diaphragm.

I know that the four term APA equation probably doesn't apply, but if not that, then what should I use instead?
TIA,
T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.
ALLEN DESIGNS <http://www.AllenDesigns.com>
Consulting Structural Engineers
V (949) 248-8588 . F(949) 209-2509