Wall Bracing I: IRC Load Path, Lateral Forces and Limitations

Part one covers the horizontal forces acting on a house and how they are resisted. It also covers the code-prescribed limitations to prescriptive wall bracing. The last topic is an introduction to braced wall lines.  
•    Horizontal forces acting on a house and how they are resisted
•    Code-prescribed limitations to prescriptive wall bracing
•    Introduction to braced wall lines
Presenter:  Matthew Brown

For Wall Bracing Parts II and III, go to 2018 IRC Wall Bracing Webinar Series main page GO >

Note: This course is approved by AIA (1 HSW/LU) and ICC (0.10 CEU). Do not navigate to YouTube if you require a certificate. A downloadable certificate of completion is available when this webinar is viewed in entirety, after completing a brief quiz and questionnaire.

Approximate length: 58 minutes.