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SEISMIC AND WIND BRACING REQUIREMENTS FOR WOOD FRAME CONSTRUCTION
Code CB118
Length 7 Hours
Description

This course provides the information necessary to the student to properly understand and use the Standard Building Code (SBC), International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Building Code (IBC) for wood-frame construction of walls. The student gains knowledge on the proper techniques for framing with traditional and engineered wood products. Standards referenced in the code will be reviewed and their application will be illustrated.

 

Special attention is given to engineered wood products. Particular areas of emphasis include installation requirements unique features peculiar to braced wall requirements for seismic-resistive construction. The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the required information needed to enable him/her to be familiar with and understand the SBC, IRC and IBC conventional wood-frame construction and engineered wood-frame construction with respect to wall bracing and framing.

Pre-Requisites None
Fees $54.00
Materials Contact TFACA for materials list, Pen, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter.
Dates Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)
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