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Re: Wood Shear Wall Deflections?

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There are a number of methods of calculation of the forces/stresses-- Ed Diekmann's work being the most rigorous. None are so bold as to try to predict total deflection. Unfortunately, I'm in the process of moving my office & all of my references are packed.
Chuck Utzman, P.E.

On 5/19/2014 3:34 PM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. wrote:
Where can I find the formula and an example of a wood shear wall with an
opening designed for force transfer around openings, not perforated?

Thank you,

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
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