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Shear Wall | Functions & Loads Transfer Mechanism | Design Example of Shear Wall

Definition of Shear Wall Shear walls are the vertical structural element which resist the horizontal forces acting on a building structure. Shear wall can also be defined as a wall which are reinforced & made of braced panels to carry lateral forces. The thickness of the shear wall for regular buildings can be generally in… Read More »