Shear Wall, Types, Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages

Shear Wall

The shear wall is a wind-resistant structural component for multi-story or tall buildings, as well as ordinary buildings in high-wind zones. These walls usually start at the foundation and extend the entire length and width of the structure. With thicknesses ranging from 150 to 400 mm, they act as vertically directed wide beams that transmit … Read more