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- From: "Rodrigo Lema" <rodrigolema(--nospam--at)softhome.net>
- Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 13:46:17 -0300
>>> The >>> shear walls, depending on the configuration and sizes, provides some >>> measure >>> of deformation control. Given that the frames are taking most of the >>> vertical loading, axial load on the walls is usually pretty low, allowing >>> them to exhibit good hysteretic behavior. >>> > >Well I wouldn't say that if I don't see the building plans, maybe >overturning moment gives the wall a big axial load, which is good, at least >for concrete. > > A big axial load is good for concrete, but it reduces the ductility capacity of the section. I think that's what Mr. Gillian meant by saying that lower axial load improved the hysteretic behaviour. Rodrigo Lema.
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