Florida Structural Engineers Association
 
 
 
 
  • Home
  • AWC - Calculating ASD Shear Wall Capacities per 2015 SDPWS Using Equal Deflection Approach

AWC - Calculating ASD Shear Wall Capacities per 2015 SDPWS Using Equal Deflection Approach

  • 15 Dec 2016
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webinar - Complimentary
12/15/2016
When: Thursday, 12/15/2016
From 1:55pm until 3pm EST. Education credits awarded.
Where: Complimentary Webinar
Webinar
United States
Contact: education@awc.org
202-463-2704
 Online registration is available until: 12/15/2016 
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Date:
Thursday, December 15, 2016 
Time: 
1:55PM-3:00PM Eastern

Calculating ASD Shear Wall Capacities per 2015 SDPWS Using the Equal Deflection Approach (DES413-3)

AWC's 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) is referenced in the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) for design of structures using wood shear walls and diaphragms to resist wind and seismic lateral loads. Provisions in the SDPWS contain the equal deflection requirement for distribution of shear to shear walls in a line which can be met either by calculation of shear wall deflections or use of reduced design unit shear strength. This course will discuss the 2015 SDPWS provisions for distributing shear using the deflection calculation approach and effects on calculated design shear capacity of a shear wall line. It will be compared to the adjustment factor approach which permits distribution of shear in proportion to strength where reduced strengths are determined by use of the 2bs/h factor for wood structural panels. Allowable stress design (ASD) examples, excerpted from the 2015 SDPWS Commentary are included.


Learning Objectives 
On completion of this course, participants will 
• Be able to understand the 2015 SDPWS provisions for distribution of shear to shear walls in a line 
• Be familiar with the 2015 SDPWS provisions for shear distribution based on either i) deflection calculation or ii) use of reduced shear strengths in accordance with the 2bs/h factor for wood structural panels  
• Be able to understand how distribution of shear provisions affects design shear capacity of shear walls in a line 
• Be familiar with new strength reductions for shear walls based on shear wall aspect ratio  
Education credits will be awarded.

The PDF of the presentation will posted 48 hours before the webinar, and can be accessed here.

Contact: education@awc.org
202-463-2704





Questions and Comments Please contact Sara Guthrie at (407)347-4962 Email:  fseadirector@flsea.com

                                                                             

                                                                             Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software