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It's not in the IBC. It's in the SDPWS.

 
T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.
ALLEN DESIGNS
Consulting Structural Engineers
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-----Original Message-----
From: Chuck Utzman [mailto:chuckutzman(--nospam--at)gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 8:50 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Heavy Timber Construction for Residential Use

Buddy
I can't find a Table 4.2C in my 2006 IBC.
thanks,
Chuck

AWC Info wrote:
>
> Yes, the /2005 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic 
> <http://www.awc.org/Standards/SDPWS.html>/, which is adopted in the 
> /2006/2009 IBC/, has those capacities listed in Table 4.2C.
>
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> HTH
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> Buddy
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> John "Buddy" Showalter, P.E.
> Director, Technical Media
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> The document does address in-plane shear capacity. A 2x6 deck with 2 
> nails per deck/joist intersection is usually good for about 50psf. 
> Does the current code still allow this for LFRS (it comes up 
> occasionally in decks)?
>
> Chuck Utzman, P.E.
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> Alexander Bausk wrote:
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> > Matthew,
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> > 
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> > http://www.awc.org/pdf/WCD4.pdf
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