Seismic design of boundary frame members of steel plate shear walls


Steel Plate Shear Walls (SPSWs), which consist of infill steel panels surrounded by columns, called Vertical Boundary Elements (VBEs), and beams, called Horizontal Boundary Elements (HBEs), are rapidly becoming an appealing alternative lateral force resisting system for building structures in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Taiwan and other… (More)


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