The following is a list of all publicly available Design Guides for DrJ Engineering clients. If you wish to view DrJ Certification Technical Evaluation Reports (TER), please click here.

Title Product Updated date
Sealed Truss Placement Diagrams - IBC Truss Placement Diagrams 01-23-2020
Sprinkler Systems and Wood Trusses Sprinkler Systems 01-23-2020
Sealed Truss Placement Diagrams - Texas Truss Placement Diagrams 01-23-2020
Truss Heel Heights and the Energy Code Heel Heights 01-23-2020
Lay-On Gable Connection: An Analysis of a Toe Nail Connection Visible After Sheathing is Installed Lay-on Gable 01-23-2020
Use of Cantilevered Sill Plates with Wood Trusses to Align with Varying Thicknesses of Exterior Sheathing Cantilevered Sill Plates 01-23-2020
Exterior Brick Masonry Veneer supported by Wood Trusses Exterior Masonry Veneer 01-23-2020
Single Membrane Floor Protection Requirements of 2012 IRC Section R501.3 & 2015 IRC Section R302.13 Single Membrane Floor Protection 01-23-2020
Deflection Limits for Floor Trusses Floor Deflection 01-23-2020
Inspection and Quality Assurance Requirements for Wood Trusses Inspection and Quality Assurance 01-23-2020
Overdriven Nails in Structural Sheathings Overdriven Nails 01-23-2020
Truss Uplift Design Truss Uplift 01-23-2020
Impact of C&C loads due to ASCE/SEI 7-16 Truss Placement Diagrams 01-23-2020
Sound Transmission in Trusses Roof Trusses 01-23-2020
Floor Truss Ribbon Board Load Path Floor Ribbon Board 01-23-2020
Insulating Concrete Form Sill Plate Requirements Roof Trusses 01-23-2020
Special Floor Loading Considerations in Typical Residential Construction Special Floor Loading 01-23-2020
Fire Retardants and Truss Design Fire Retardants 01-23-2020
Fire Resistance Rated Truss Assemblies Fire Rated Assemblies 01-23-2020
Floor Vibrations: Methods of Control Floor Vibration 01-23-2020
Truss Submittal Packages and Jobsite Packages Truss Submittal or Jobsite Package 01-23-2020
Product Evaluation and Indemnification Roof Trusses 01-23-2020
Bottom Chord Live Load Concurrency and Truss Design Roof Trusses 01-23-2020
Heel Blocking Requirements and Capacity Analysis Heel Blocking 01-25-2020
Gypsum Joint Ridging and Cracking Roof Trusses 01-25-2020
Sealed Truss Placement Diagrams - IRC Truss Placement Diagrams 01-25-2020
Air Space R-Value Foam Sheathing 01-25-2020
NFPA 285 Testing and the Use of Engineering Extensions in Wall Assemblies Using Foam Sheathing Foam Sheathing 01-25-2020
Use of Resilient Channel or Hat Channel to Meet the Lateral Restraint/Bracing Requirements of the Bottom Chords of Wood Truss Floor Systems Resilient Channel Bracing 01-25-2020
Sealed Truss Placement Diagrams - California Truss Placement Diagrams 01-25-2020