Structural Design

enas saleh

5 months ago

Concrete Shear Wall Design


  1. two APPROACHES TO DETERMINE THE BOUNDARY ZONE

  2. THE SIMPLIFIED APPROACH IS BASED ON THE AXIAL FORCE, BENDING AND SHEAR OR FACTORED AXIAL STRESSES IN THE WALL

  3. THE RIGOROUS APPROACH  INVOLVES DISPLACEMENT AND STRAIN CALCULATIONS

  4. ACI/IBC EQUATIONS ARE SIMPLER THAN UBC EQUATIONS

  5. COMPUTER AIDED CALCULATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE RIGOROUS APPROACH