Seismic Design of RC Structural Walls with Unsymmetrical Cross-Sections

by John W. Wallace, (A.M.ASCE), Clarkson Univ, Potsdam, NY, USA,
Sharon L. Wood, (A.M.ASCE), Clarkson Univ, Potsdam, NY, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII

Abstract:

An overview of seismic design issues and current experimental research for walls with unsymmetrical cross-sections is presented. The experimental studies include approximately 1/4 and 1/3 scale studies of C- and T-shaped wall cross-sections, respectively.



Subject Headings: Earthquake resistant structures | Structural behavior | Seismic loads | Seismic design | Cross sections | Shear walls | Load and resistance factor design | Lateral loads

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