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Tag: Coupled Shear Walls Load Distribution to Bents and Shear Walls

Buildings must be designed to resist horizontal forces as well as vertical loads. In tall buildings, the lateral forces must be given particular attention, because if they are not properly provided for, they can collapse the structure (Art. 3.2.3). The usual procedure for preventing such disasters is to provide structural framing capable of transmitting the horizontal forces from points of application to the building

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