The ATC-7 report, Guidelines for the Design of Horizontal Wood Diaphragms, was published under a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (Published 1981, 184 pages)
Guidance is provided for designing roof and floor systems so these can function as horizontal diaphragms in a lateral force resisting system. Analytical procedures, connection details and design examples are included in the Guidelines.
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