Analysis and Design of Concrete Shear Wall Buildings Below Plastic Hinge

18:00 - 19:00 / Wednesday October 21st 2020Inscription via GoToWebinar (lien à venir)

Clause 21.5.2.2.9 in the 2014 edition of CSA A23.3 requires a special analysis to determine the factored shear force and corresponding factored bending moment applied to the shear wall below the plastic hinge. This analysis must consider the possible range of stiffnesses accounting for the level of cracking and quantity of reinforcement in members such as the diaphragms interconnecting walls below the plastic hinge. This seminar will present the background to Clause 21.5.2.2.9 and how to conduct a simplified analysis considering only the structure below the plastic hinge.

This conference will be presented in English. Cette conférence sera présentée en anglais.

 

Legal : Speakers invited by the “Montreal Structural Engineer” (hereinafter MSE) are fully responsible for their presentation and content. The content of the presentation involve only the speaker. Information communicated at MSE conferences is provided without warranty and reflect the opinions of the speaker only. “Montreal Structural Engineer” cannot be held responsible for any error, inaccuracy or omission related to the information broadcast during its conferences. Finally, MSE cannot be held responsible for the non-compliance in the transcription of extracts of norm, law or regulation reproduced or summarized. These excerpts are present to facilitate explanations and do not have the force of law. Any interpretation of norm, law or regulation must be made from official publications.

Speaker for this event

Perry Adebar
Perry Adebar PhD, FCAE, Professor of Structural EngineeringUniversity of British Columbia

Professor Perry Adebar is Chair of the Standing Committee on Earthquake Design (SC-ED) responsible for Clause 4.1.8 in the National Building Code of Canada, and is Chair of the Technical Subcommittee of CSA A23.3 responsible for Clause 21 in CSA A23.3.