Stiffness and energy degradation of wood frame shear walls

Tests have been conducted on wood frame shear walls to characterize the degradation of stiffness and energy dissipation that occurs under cyclic loading. A total of eight walls were tested, four sheathed in plywood and four sheathed in oriented-strand board. The tests were conducted in accordance wi...

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Journal Title: Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering Vol. 25; no. 3; pp. 412 - 423
Authors: David Dinehart, H. W. Shenton, T. E. Elliott
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: OTTAWA, ONT, CANADA : NATL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA, 1998
JUN 1998
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