Analytical and experimental evaluation of the capacity of the bottom rail in partially anchored timber shear walls

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

Källsner and Girhammar have developed plastic design methods for light-frame timber shear walls that can be used for determining the load-carrying capacity when the shear walls are partially anchored. For such walls, the leading stud is not fully anchored against uplift... View more
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