In a message dated 4/14/99 9:10:13 PM Pacific Daylight Time, vicpeng(--nospam--at)vtcg.com
<< Try "Woodworks"
Thor Tandy P.Eng MCSCE
From: NDZ28(--nospam--at)aol.com <NDZ28(--nospam--at)aol.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
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