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Or you could provide force transfer around the openings using 10 dollar coil straps...

-gm

On Dec 6, 2007 4:03 PM, Jeff Smith <jeffsmith7(--nospam--at)comcast.net > wrote:
I have never designed perforated shearwalls before and I am reviewing section 2305.3 of the 2007 CBC and the 2005 AWC design examples. Do understand correctly that a perforated shear wall meeting the requirements and subject to adjustment factors, can be designed with only end wall holdowns and no force transfer detailing around openings?
 
Jeff



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-gm