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Design Procedure for Dual-Plate Composite Shear Walls

Purdue University

Structural Engineering

06-06

$338,000

September 2006 - October 2009

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Professors Mike Kreger and Mark Bowman

Ron Klemencic, President, MKA Associates

To address the need for a rapidly-constructable core-wall system that will avoid the use of time-consuming climbing forms and significantly shorten the time required to construct core walls in multi-story buildings.

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