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

Therefore a shear wall is perhaps a misnomer since or

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Unformatted text preview: re (bending). 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 flexural wall. All shear walls behave like this, including the large and heavy reinforced concrete shear walls we use for our tall buildings in our cities....
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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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