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Title: Analysis of Shear WalIs Using Standard
Author(s): Joesph Schwaighofer and Helmut F. Microys
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1005-1007
Keywords: computer programs; frames; multi-story buildings; reinforced concrete; shear walls; structural analysis; structural design; wind pressure.
Abstract:Shear wall and shear wall frame systems are analyzed using computer programs with which engineers are familiar. This method enables the analysis of shear walls with an arbitrary number of bands of openings, of almost any shape of stepped shear walls. Variable story heights andany wind load distribution can be taken into account.
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