WOOD FRAME CONSTRUCTION MANUAL for One- and Two-Family Dwellings
|Publication Date:||1 January 2018|
This Manual provides engineered (Chapter 2) and prescriptive (Chapter 3) design requirements for wood-frame construction used in one- and two-family dwellings. In lieu of these provisions, or where these provisions are not applicable, accepted engineering methods and practices in accordance with the governing building code shall be used. Structural elements that meet the applicability provisions of 1.1.3, but are not within the limits of the design provisions of this Manual shall be designed in accordance with the governing building code.