Books Name:Shear Wall Design According to UBS 1997 ON ETABS
Shear Wall: Definitions and Design
Definition of Shear Wall:
Shear Wall is a structural system that has bracing that prevents the lateral loads coming on the structures such as earthquake. In any structure it is very important to design the lateral load carrying system including that of shear wall. Shear wall is also known as braced wall line.
Materials used for making shear wall could be concrete, woods or plywood. In a building where it is necessary to place an elevator, generally the shear wall is built on surrounding the elevator or the lift.
Shear Wall Design
ETABS is a worldwide known software for designing structures in various international codes. Shear wall can also be designed using ETABS.Download the shear wall design manual using ETABS.