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Flashcards in Shear Walls Deck (10):
1

All wood shear walls are to be securely fastened over solid 2X backing, this includes the __________ ___________ and all __________.

Entire perimeter

Joints

2

If 2 shear panels do not break on the same stud, 2 adjoining studs are to be nailed together _____ inches OC, __________.

4” OC

Staggered

3

Wood shear panels can be installed vertically or horizontally when the stud spacing is __________ inches OC.

16”

4

Wood shear panels are to be installed horizontally if the stud spacing is ______ inches OC.

24”

5

All wood shear panels are to be gapped a minimum of ______ of an inch.

1/8”

6

Can individual panel lengths within a shear wall system be any size/width as long as all the edges are blocked and nailed according to the shear panel nailing schedule?

Yes

7

How many defects are allowed per 4’ X 8’ sheet of wood shear?

Name the defects of a wood shear wall:
1.
2.
3.

8

1. Nails are not flush to the surface of the panel (over-penetration).
2. Nail spacing is closer than 2”
3. Nails are closer than 3/8” from the edge

8

Can nails in wood shear be installed at a slight angle to achieve proper depth penetration into the framing?

Yes

9

What do you do with an MASA anchor at a shea wall where it cannot be installed directly to the bottom plate?

Solid 2X blocks should be installed behind the OSB panel

10

Any hole larger than _____ inches X ______ inches cut into a shear wall requires engineering.

12” X 12”