7. Vertical Diaphragms under Lateral Loads (Shear Walls)

  1. Abi Aghayere and
  2. Jason Vigil

Published Online: 25 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470259795.ch7

Structural Wood Design: A Practice-Oriented Approach Using the ASD Method

Structural Wood Design: A Practice-Oriented Approach Using the ASD Method

How to Cite

Aghayere, A. and Vigil, J. (2007) Vertical Diaphragms under Lateral Loads (Shear Walls), in Structural Wood Design: A Practice-Oriented Approach Using the ASD Method, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470259795.ch7

Author Information

  1. Rochester, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056783

Online ISBN: 9780470259795

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Keywords:

  • plywood / gypsum wallboard (GWB);
  • exposed plywood panel siding;
  • wood structural panel wall sheathing;
  • wall stud spacing;
  • sheathing material and fasteners

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shear Wall Analysis

  • Shear Wall Design Procedure

  • Combined Shear and Uplift in Wall Sheathing

  • References

  • Problems