2012 IRC Wood and Wall Bracing Advanced

Course Title 2012 IRC Wood and Wall Bracing Advanced
ICC CEU0.6
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.

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