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Luke-
Where did you find your citation in Breyer (page and edition)?
Chuck Utzman

LGunaway(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> In 'design of wood structures' by Breyer, I came across a perforated
> shearwall analysis.
> The situations in the field however, often are such that a combination of
> different opening sizes occur simultaneously.
> I looked into an approach as done in masonry wall. In comparing the result of
> the deflection formulas with the approach of the above mentioned book, I
> discovered significant discrepancies.
> Formulas used: x_fixed = F * h^3 / ( 12 * E * I) + 1.2 * F * h / ( A *G)
>                       : x_cantilevered = F * h^3 / ( 3 * E * I) + 1.2 * F * h
> / ( A *G)
>
> Please enlighten me on the matter.
> Greatly appreciated.
>
> Luke Gunnewegh
> 559.447.1673
> LGunaway(--nospam--at)aol.com
>