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Shear Wall Design

Shear Wall Design in ETABS

      One of the useful tools in ETABS program is the Shear Wall Design capability. It is not only limited in the analysis of walls but it can also perform the design and check. The designer can be…
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Pier and Spandrel Labeling for ETABS Shear Wall Design

    Overview In ETABS design of shear walls or retaining walls, the programs calculate and report the required area of steel for flexure and shear based on the applied and defined load combinations. During the modeling process, the walls…
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Design of Retaining Wall

    Our previous article, Retaining Wall: A Design Approach discusses the principle and concept behind and when and where to consider a retaining wall in our design. We have learned the different checks against the mode of failures in…
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How to Determine the Boundary Zones in Walls

    Boundary Zones or Boundary Elements Another category in a shear wall or wall design is to determine the area of boundary zones or boundary element. Boundary Zones which is also known as Boundary Element is a portion along…
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