Comparison of the Response of Timber Shear Walls With and Without Passive Dampers

Historically, wood-frame structures have performed poorly in hurricane areas, resulting in numerous deaths and the loss of billions of dollars. In wood-frame structures the loss of life is generally prevented during seismic events; however, there are numerous secondary losses which are costly and...

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Authors: H.W. Shenton III, David Dinehart
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA
Conference Dates: July 19-23, 1998
Proceedings Title: SEWC Structural Engineers World Congress
Format: Conference Proceeding
Published: Amsterdam, Oxford : Elsevier, 1998