Wood Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwellings & Commentary to the WFCM on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . The Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings was developed by the American Wood Council (AWC) Wood Design. Introduction and Chapter Overview of the WFCM The Edition of the Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings.

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Limits to the Woox are based on the following: The latter tends to provide more conservative results. Permanent Bracing for Residential Metal-Plate-Connected Wood Trusses In this unit, the basics of permanent bracing design for wood trusses and the importance of a complete bracing system will be presented.

In addition, this presentation will provide an overview of the significant changes in the WFCM relative to the previous edition.

Several resources available for shear wall design will be discussed and design results will be compared using the various resources. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Provisions contained in this document that are not included in the IRC are considered good practice recommendations.

We recommend users of early versions of Internet Explorer to update to Version 10 or later. Chapter 2 provides minimum loads for buildings within the scope of this document for the purpose of establishing specific resistance requirements. Suppliers of building products used in the residential construction and their sales staff may benefit as well by enhancing their knowledge of a code-conforming whole building design.


2012 Wood Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwellings & Commentary to the WFCM

Chapter 3 provides several prescriptive solutions derived from Chapter 2 load requirements. The design example uses plans from a 2-story residence as the basis for a structural design to resist high wind, seismic, and snow loads.

The limitations of applicability are provided consruction Chapters 2 and 3. Add to Cart Add to Wishlist. For More Information For more specific information on course content, please contact Dr. In general, the framing systems described in the WFCM utilize repetitive member wood assemblies.

Wood Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwellings & Commentary to the WFCM

Frank Woeste ator e-mail: More Wood Construction Short Courses. Specifying and Constructing Floors to Accommodate Ceramic Tile and Stone The use of brittle floor covering materials requires carefully planning and coordination at the rough-framing design phase.

The WFCM provides engineered and prescriptive design requirements for wood frame construction used in one and two-family dwellings. The PDF Download is licensed per individual in which the individual can place on up to four electronic devices for their personal use. Shear Wall Design Examples Several design tools and standards to assist engineers, architects, and building officials with the design of shear walls are available. Note that Chapter 2 also contains some necessary construction details.

For a volume license the PDF is licensed to the person in which it is assigned. The WFCM includes general information on loads and resistances. Distribution of the PDF is not permitted. The workbook heavily references the WFCM to aid in understanding how to use the time-saving tools and tables provided therein. Prescriptive details for commonly required lateral and diagonal bracing needed to meet the assumptions of the truss design drawings for residential applications will be reviewed.


Section 2309 Wood Frame Construction Manual

This unit will provide a chapter by chapter overview of the WFCM which includes provisions for designing wood frame structures for wind, snow, and seismic loads. These details have been derived from typical code provisions and are included in Chapter 2 for the convenience of the designer. JavaScript seems to be construtcion in your browser. Therefore, it is perfectly acceptable to use 2102 3 provisions for parts of a design and Chapter 2 for other parts. This option is mobile friendly and compatible with all devices, including mobile tablets and smart phones.

This unit will provide an overview of the significant changes to the DCA 6 and include several examples showing application of the guide. The WFCM represents state of the art design for one and two family dwellings in regions with high winds, high seismic risk or large snow loads. The primary changes to the WFCM include: In order to improve in-service performance of the tile or stone covering, details for the installation of span-rated wood-structural underlayment for a two-layer wood substrate system will be presented.

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