Flashcards in Shear Walls Deck (10):
All wood shear walls are to be securely fastened over solid 2X backing, this includes the __________ ___________ and all __________.
If 2 shear panels do not break on the same stud, 2 adjoining studs are to be nailed together _____ inches OC, __________.
Wood shear panels can be installed vertically or horizontally when the stud spacing is __________ inches OC.
Wood shear panels are to be installed horizontally if the stud spacing is ______ inches OC.
All wood shear panels are to be gapped a minimum of ______ of an inch.
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?
How many defects are allowed per 4’ X 8’ sheet of wood shear?
Name the defects of a wood shear wall:
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
Can nails in wood shear be installed at a slight angle to achieve proper depth penetration into the framing?
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