Designing With Shear Walls For Low To Midrise Construction
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain what shear is
2. Describe what a shear wall is
3. Explain the main components of a shear wall
4. Show where shear walls should be located
5. List what types of forces shear walls resist
6. Explain where shear walls direct lateral forces
7. Describe what the test standards are for
8. Explain the methods and systems providing shear values
9. Express the advantages and disadvantages of each type of shear method
10. Explain what Architect, Engineer, and Specification professionals consider when specifying shear elements

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