Tech Note L001-10: Design of Diagonal Strap Bracing Lateral Force Resisting Systems for the 2006 IBC


Summary: This Technical Note is intended to discuss some of the design requirements, detailing and practical limitations of diagonal strap bracing design. Diagonal flat strap bracing is a commonly used type of lateral force resisting system in residential and low rise commercial cold-formed steel applications.

This Technical Note is an editorial revision of Technical Note L001-09.

Disclaimer: Designs cited herein are not intended to preclude the use of other materials, assemblies, structures or designs when these other designs demonstrate equivalent performance for the intended use. CFSEI documents are not intended to exclude the use and implementation of any other design or construction technique.


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