[BS] A111.3 Crosswalls
A crosswall is a wood-framed wall sheathed with any of the materials described in Table A1-D or A1-E or other system as defined in Section A111.3.5. Crosswalls shall be spaced no more than 40 feet (12 192 mm) on center measured perpendicular to the direction of consideration, and shall be placed in each story of the building. Crosswalls shall extend the full story height between diaphragms.
- Crosswalls need not be provided at all levels when used in accordance with Section A111.4.2, Item 4.
- 2.1. Shear connections and anchorage requirements of Section A111.5 are satisfied at all edges of the diaphragm.
- 2.2. Crosswalls with total shear capacity of 0.5SD1ΣWd interconnect the diaphragm to the foundation.