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The Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures Diaphragms and Shear Walls, Hardback Book

The Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures Diaphragms and Shear Walls Hardback


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A Complete Guide to Solving Lateral Load Path ProblemsThe Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures: Diaphragms and Shear Walls explains how to calculate the forces to be transferred across multiple discontinuities and reflect the design requirements on construction documents.

Step-by-step examples offer progressive coverage, from basic to very advanced illustrations of load paths in complicated structures.

The book is based on the 2009 International Building Code, ASCE/SEI 7-05, the 2005 Edition of the National Design Specification for Wood Construction, and the 2008 Edition of the Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS-08). COVERAGE INCLUDES:Code sections and analysisDiaphragm basicsDiaphragms with end horizontal offsetsDiaphragms with intermediate offsetsDiaphragms with openingsOpen front and cantilever diaphragmsDiaphragms with vertical offsetsComplex diaphragms with combined openings and offsetsStandard shear wallsShear walls with openingsDiscontinous shear wallsHorizontally offset shear wallsThe portal frameRigid moment-resisting frame walls--the frame method of analysis


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 576 pages, 350 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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  • Category: Structural engineering
  • ISBN: 9780071763837

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