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Webinar: Advancements in Force Transfer Around Opening for Wood-Framed Shear Walls

January 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A joint research project of APA – The Engineered Wood Association, University of British Columbia (UBC), and USDA Forest Products Laboratory was initiated in 2009 to examine the variations of walls with code-allowable openings. Test results from the (8′ x 12′) full-scale wall configurations, in conjunction with the analytical results from a computer model developed by UBC, were used to develop and refine rational design methodologies in accordance with the International Building Code (IBC). This presentation provides an update of that research with a focus on asymmetric piers and multiple openings. Rational design methodologies in accordance with the IBC will be shared.

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Date:
January 28, 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.skghoshassociates.com/seminar-id-SK2019SWL031/

Venue

Webinar

Organizer

S. K. Ghosh Associates
Phone:
847-991-2700
Email:
kbhaumik@skghoshassociates.com
Website:
skghoshassociates.com