Test on the splitting failure capacity of the bottom rail due to uplift in partially anchored shear walls

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Caprolu, Giuseppe; Girhammar, Ulf Arne; Källsner, Bo; Johnsson, Helena;
  • Publisher: New Zealand Timber Design Society

Källsner and Girhammar have developed a new plastic design method for wood-frame shear walls at ultimate limit state. The method is capable of calculating the load-carrying capacity of partially anchored shear walls, where the leading stud is not necessarily anchored ag... View more
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