Alternative Hybrid Wall Systems

Technical Committee on Composite Construction of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE

Part of: Recommendations for Seismic Design of Hybrid Coupled Wall Systems


This chapter discusses alternative hybrid wall systems. Topics include unbonded post-tensioned coupled wall systems; steel coupling beam with fuse; and composite shear plate coupling beam.

Subject Headings: Coupled walls | Structural systems | Steel beams | Hybrid methods | Coupling | Tension | Steel plates


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