publication . Book . 2011

Experimental testing of anchoring devices for bottom rails in partially anchored timber frame shear walls

Caprolu, Giuseppe;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2011
  • Publisher: Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Country: Sweden
Källsner and Girhammar have presented a new plastic design method of wood-framed shear walls at ultimate limit state. This method allows the designer to calculate the load-carrying capacity of shear walls partially anchored, where the leading stud is not anchored against the uplift.<br/>The anchorage system of shear walls is provided from anchor bolts and hold downs. Anchor bolts provide horizontal shear continuity between the bottom rail and the foundation. Hold downs are directly connected from the vertical end stud to the foundation. When hold downs are not provided, the bottom row of nails transmits the vertical forces in the sheathing to the bottom rail (in...
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