Rational Design Methods for Shear Walls with Openings

Wed, May 17, 2017 12:00 PM CDT

Just as structural engineers often need solutions that ‘do more with less,’ so do modern wood-frame buildings—and shear walls are no exception. With more openings and larger lateral forces, segmented shear wall approaches do not always produce the most efficient structural design. Through live calculation examples, this presentation will introduce and compare rational analysis methods for designing shear walls with openings.

Speaker: Terry Malone, PE, SE, Senior Technical Director, WoodWorks
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