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Title: An Estimate of the Yield Displacement of Coupled Walls for Seismic Design
Author(s): Enrique Hernández-Montes, Mark Aschheim
Appears on pages(s): 275–284
Keywords: coupled walls, shear walls, earthquake engineering.
Abstract:A formula to estimate the yield displacement observed in the pushover analysis of coupled wall lateral force-resisting systems is presented. The estimate is based on the results of an analytical study of coupled walls ranging from 8 to 20 stories in height, with varied amounts of reinforcement in the reinforced concrete coupling beams and walls, subjected to first-mode pushover analysis. An example illustrates the application of these estimates to the performance-based seismic design of coupled walls.
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