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Sharad,

The last time I encountered this situation and researched it, I found
nothing.  No testing or ICBo's.  We use steel rigid frames for these areas.

Jeff Coronado, S.E.
West Covina, CA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sharad T. Patel" <stpatel(--nospam--at)vcaengineers.net>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 11:27 AM


> Does anyone know of resources for the design of curved plywood shear
> walls...for example on the conrner of a 3 or 4 story apartment building,
the
> walls might be curved.  I need such information as the capacity of the
wall
> (given a certain radius of curvature), the maximum radius of curvature
> before there is no shear capacity, etc...
>
> Any references / resources / test results will be appreciated.
>
> Sharad T. Patel, S.E.
> VCA Engineers
> 295 N. Rampart Street, Suite A
> Orange, CA 92868
> Phone:  (714) 978 - 9780 ext. 231
> Fax:  (714) 978 - 9926
>
>
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