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Applied Technology Council


Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering

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National Institute of
Standards and Technology

Summary of Task Order Projects : 36 -

Task Order 36 – Development of Technical Brief on Structural Design Issues:
Seismic Design of Structural Wood Diaphragm Systems

The primary objective of this task is to produce a new techbrief addressing the analysis, design, detailing, and construction of structural wood roof, floor and wall diaphragm systems for use as lateral load-resisting systems in buildings in areas of moderate to high seismic activity. This techbrief synthesize model building code requirements and leading practitioner-recognized techniques, resulting in clear and concise analysis, design, and construction guidance on structural wood diaphragm systems for use by practicing structural engineers. [more]

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