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I'm using the UBC load combination.



Jose




From: Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu>
Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Shear wall Beam Design
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 11:57:43 -0500 (EST)

Jose:

It might help if you enlightened us as to which document you are using
when you refer to equations 12-17 and 12-18.

Regards,

Scott
Ypsilanti, MI


On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Jose Salinas wrote:

> I wanted to know if someone can show me how to apply the load combination > equtations 12-17 and 12-18 to a beam design in a "plan offset discontinuous > system". The beam is supporting two 8 ft tall shear walls and is arranged
> as follows: 5ft shear wall - 3 foot window opening - 4 ft shear wall.
> Do the load combination equations give me a horizontal load at the top of > the walls or a vertical load at the end of each shear walls? Do I have to
> calculate the system as a perforated shear wall system or as individual
> shear wall system? How do I apply the equations to the beam supporting the
> shear walls?
>
>
> Jose Salinas
>
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