BU616 Wall bracing in NZS 3604:2011 buildings
Wind and earthquakes can generate significant forces on a building. Bracing must be designed and incorporated into a building so that the structure can withstand these forces.
This bulletin describes how to calculate the wind and earthquake bracing demand and detail bracing for walls of buildings within the scope of NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings.
This bulletin covers:
- general considerations
- bracing design using NZS 3604:2011
- bracing for wind
- bracing for earthquake
- wall bracing design.
|Publication date||December 2017|