Back9.23.10.2.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OS2.1, OS2.3, OS2.5, OS2.3, OS2.4, OS2.5

 

APPLICATION:

Diagonal bracing of exterior walls, in wood-frame constructions to which Section 9.23. applies [see Sentence 9.23.1.1.(1) for application of Section 9.23.].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of an inability to resist expected gravity and lateral loads, which could lead to excessive racking.
This is to limit the probability of compromised structural integrity, which could lead to:
  • the structural collapse of wood-frame construction, or
  • the excessive deformation, displacement or failure of required environmental separation elements, which could lead to deterioration, which could lead to further compromised structural integrity.
This is to limit the probability of harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OP2.1, OP2.3, OP2.5, OP2.3, OP2.4, OP2.5

 

APPLICATION:

Diagonal bracing of exterior walls, in wood-frame constructions to which Section 9.23. applies [see Sentence 9.23.1.1.(1) for application of Section 9.23.].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of an inability to resist expected gravity and lateral loads, which could lead to excessive racking.
This is to limit the probability of compromised structural integrity, which could lead to:
  • the structural collapse of wood-frame construction, or
  • the excessive deformation, displacement or failure of required environmental separation elements, which could lead to deterioration, which could lead to further compromised structural integrity.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • the space being unsuitable for its intended use,
  • compromised operation of doors or windows, or
  • damage to the building.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OH1.1, OH1.2, OH1.3

 

APPLICATION:

Diagonal bracing of exterior walls, in wood-frame constructions to which Section 9.23. applies [see Sentence 9.23.1.1.(1) for application of Section 9.23.].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of an inability to resist expected gravity and lateral loads, which could lead to excessive racking.
This is to limit the probability of the displacement or failure of required environmental separation elements, which could lead to:
  • condensation,
  • precipitation ingress,
  • excessive heat transfer,
  • pollutant ingress, or
  • compromised thermal performance of components intended to resist heat transfer.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • inadequate control of temperatures of interior spaces, drafts, relative humidity or water accumulation,
  • the generation of pollutants from biological growth or from materials that become unstable on wetting, or
  • deterioration, which could lead to further compromised integrity of environmental separators.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • negative effects on the air quality of indoor spaces,
  • the inadequate thermal comfort of persons, and
  • contact with moisture.
This is to limit the probability of harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OS1.2

 

APPLICATION:

Diagonal bracing of exterior walls, in wood-frame constructions to which Section 9.23. applies [see Sentence 9.23.1.1.(1) for application of Section 9.23.].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of an inability to resist expected gravity and lateral loads, which could lead to excessive racking.
Where assemblies are required to provide fire resistance, this is to limit the probability of compromised fire resistance of the assembly, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OS3.1, OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

Diagonal bracing of exterior walls, in wood-frame constructions to which Section 9.23. applies [see Sentence 9.23.1.1.(1) for application of Section 9.23.].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of an inability to resist expected gravity and lateral loads, which could lead to excessive racking.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • compromised structural integrity, or
  • the excessive deformation, displacement or failure of required environmental separation elements, which could lead to deterioration, which could lead to compromised structural integrity.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • the excessive deflection or vibration of floors, or
  • the excessive movement or deformation of walls.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • compromised operation of doors or windows required for egress in an emergency, and
  • persons losing their balance, tripping or falling.
This is to limit the probability of harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

F22

To limit movement under expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OH4

 

APPLICATION:

Diagonal bracing of exterior walls, in wood-frame constructions to which Section 9.23. applies [see Sentence 9.23.1.1.(1) for application of Section 9.23.].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of an inability to resist expected gravity and lateral loads, which could lead to excessive racking.
For floors and constructions supporting floors, this is to limit the probability of:
  • compromised structural integrity, or
  • for exterior walls supporting a floor, the excessive deformation, displacement or failure of required environmental separation elements, which could lead to deterioration, which could lead to further compromised structural integrity.
This is to limit the probability of excessive movement, vibration or deflection, which could lead to negative effects on the psychological well-being of persons.