2012 IRC Wood and Wall Bracing Advanced

Course Title 2012 IRC Wood and Wall Bracing Advanced
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion, participants will be better able to:
  • Apply wall bracing provisions of the IRC.
  • Describe the physical limits under which bracing can be used.
  • Determine how much bracing is required, and how adjustment factors are applied.
  • Recognize special considerations for bracing.
  • Apply attachment details, and pony and cripple wall details.
  • Identify out of plane load.
  • Determine ideal locations for braced wall lines.
  • Identify foundation requirement issues.
  • Describe local considerations for wall bracing provisions and how they affect implementation.
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DescriptionThis seminar provides a comprehensive explanation of the 2012 International Residential Code® (IRC®) bracing requirements. The seminar will focus on advanced requirements and clarify the application of wall bracing provisions in the IRC wall bracing Sections R602.10 thru R602.12. This seminar assumes in-depth experience with wall bracing.  Participants can bring in local plans to discuss or we will have plans for the class.