Wood structural panel sheathing Sheathing is a generic term for either plywood or oriented strand board (OSB) panels used to construct roofs, floors, and walls.
Sec. 2318. Wall Framing. The framing of exterior and interior walls shall be in accordance with provisions specified in Section 2326 unless a specific design is furnished.. Wood stud walls and bearing partitions shall not support more than two floors and a roof unless an analysis satisfactory to the building official shows that shrinkage of the wood …
UL recently tested and promulgated a listing for a new two-hour load bearing wood-frame wall assembly containing pressure impregnated fire-retardant-treated wood (FRTW), a move that makes it quicker and easier for building officials to approve plans for Type III construction.
Advanced Framing Construction Guide APA System Report SR-103 Build a Better Home Series Engineered Wood Construction Guide Fire-Rated Systems Glulam Floor Beams
Construction. Walls are usually constructed such that the pieces of wood are "proud" of (protrude from) the mortar by a small amount (an inch or less).
CONSTRUCTION DETAILS - 6 3 6.1 Hebel AAC Block Units – Typical Sections: Figure 6.1: Exterior Wall @ Slab on Grade