Stresses and Deflections in Coupled Shear Walls

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Title: Stresses and Deflections in Coupled Shear Walls

Author(s): Alexander Coull and J. R. Choudhury

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 64

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 65-72

Keywords: deflection; design; multistory buildings; reinforced concrete; shear walls; stresses; structural engineering

Date: 2/1/1967

Abstract:
Curves are presented for the rapid evaluation of the stresses and maximum deflections in any system of coupled shear walls. The curves are derived from the continuum theory, in which the discrete system of connecting beams is replaced by an equivalent continuous medium.