Lateral Force Distribution in a Concrete Building Story

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Title: Lateral Force Distribution in a Concrete Building Story

Author(s): T. Y. Lin

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 48

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 281-296

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 12/1/1951

Abstract:
A rational method for the distribution of lateral forces among vertical resisting elements of a concrete building story is presented. The basic theory si given together with examples, including the general case of walls and odd-shaped columns at skew angles to one another.