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In a message dated 4/14/99 9:10:13 PM Pacific Daylight Time, vicpeng(--nospam--at) 

<< Try "Woodworks"
 Thor Tandy  P.Eng  MCSCE
 Victoria BC
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 From: NDZ28(--nospam--at) <NDZ28(--nospam--at)>
 To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
 Date: Wednesday, April 14, 1999 6:23 PM
 Subject: shear wall programs
 >Does anyone know of any programs that would facilitate  the design of
 >shear walls and analyze plywood rigid/flexible diaphragms. Even a good
 >sheet would help, but I  wouldn't even know how to start one i.e.; Excel.
 > >>

 I should have said in my original posting that I'm in California, and I want 
this program  to speed up my design for seismic zone 3 and 4. Woodworks' 
programs are not yet based on the 97 UBC.  Their program is most useful for 
wind, from what I have seen.                Thanks