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Therefore, a shear wall is perhaps a
misnomer, since or model stud wall panel
is primarily influenced by the tension on
one side and the compression on the other
side, also creating a moment. Hence, our
“shear wall” is really a short and stubby
All shear walls behave like this, including
the large and heavy reinforced concrete
shear walls we use for our tall buildings in
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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.
- Summer '10