602.10.2.2.1 Location of Braced Wall Panels in Seismic Design Categories D
1. A minimum 24 inch wide (610 mm) panel for Methods WSP, BV-WSP, CS-WSP, CS-G, CS-PF and 32 inch (813 mm) wide panel for Method CS-SFB is applied to each side of the building corner as shown in Condition 4 of Figure 602.10.7.
2. The end of each braced wall panel closest to the end of the braced wall line shall have an 1,800 lb (8 kN) hold-down device fastened to the stud at the edge of the braced wall panel closest to the corner and to the foundation or framing below as shown in Condition 5 of Figure 602.10.7.
3. For Method BV-WSP, hold-down devices shall be provided in accordance with Table 602.10.6.5 at the ends of each braced wall panel.