SD-Lecture17-What-is-a-Shear-Wall

1000 lbs the dotted lines represents the original

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Unformatted text preview: d some nails are pulled out. 1000 lbs The dotted lines represents the original structure As the load is continually applied, the stud frame racks more and more until it collapses. 1000 lbs Eventually, the stud wall collapses, as this California house. Now reinforce the structure with 4’ x 8’ plywood or drywall sheets. The dotted lines represent the stud walls. When the shear wall is now pushed, it does not deform but rather slides to the right. 1000 lbs Finally, the panel is anchored to the floor slab. When the load is reapplied, shear appears in the middle of the panel, tension on the left, and co...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course CEG 5905 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '10 term at FIU.

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