Including Change 2, August 2006
For cold-formed steel members exposed to spray from salt, salt water,
brackish water, or seawater provide G90 galvanizing, and connect with corrosion-
Unless otherwise noted herein, all aluminum design and construction must be in
accordance with UFC 1-200-01.
Unless otherwise noted herein, all wood framing design and construction
must be in accordance with UFC 1-200-01.
The minimum thickness of wood structural panels used for horizontal or
vertical diaphragms must be 12.7mm (1/2 inch).
All wood-framed walls must be anchored to foundations with galvanized
anchors as needed to resist the design forces. Anchors for exterior walls, interior load-
bearing walls, and shear walls must not be less than 12.7mm (1/2 inch) diameter
embedded anchor bolts, expansion bolts, or adhesive anchor system with 102mm (4
inches) embedment spaced a maximum of 1219mm (48 inches) on center. Anchors for
interior non-bearing, non-shearwall partitions must not be less than 10mm (3/8 inch)
diameter embedded anchor bolts, expansion anchors, or adhesive anchor systems with
102mm (4 inch) embedment spaced a maximum of 1219mm (48 inches) on center, or
with 3.7mm (0.145 inch) diameter powder-actuated fasteners spaced at 610mm (24
inches) on center.
Metal Building Systems.
All metal buildings must be designed, detailed, fabricated, and erected in
accordance with the MBMA Metal Building Systems Manual, and with the requirements
of paragraph 2-2.11.
Metal building systems that contain and support overhead cranes must
comply with the requirements of paragraph 2-2.12.
The metal building fabricator must be certified through the AISC Plant
Quality Certification Program in the MB category.
The structural engineer-of-record must design the building foundation and
anchor rod embedment, based on assumed calculated loads or loads provided by a
metal building representative. After the metal building supplier submits shop drawings
and design analyses for the metal building, the structural engineer-of-record must verify
that under all loading conditions, the loads imposed by the metal building system onto
the foundation and anchor rods do not exceed the design capacity of the foundation