Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

Civil and Environmental Engineering 4459A/B

DESIGN OF LATERAL LOAD STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS


This course covers the analysis and behaviour of high-rise buildings with different lateral load resisting systems; design of concrete shearwalls and rigid frames; analysis and design of lightframed wood shearwalls and diaphragms; design of masonry shearwalls under lateral loads. Several case studies developed for some worldwide famous high-rise buildings are discussed during the course. Three-dimensional computer modelling of high-rise buildings are covered.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 3343A/B and CEE 3347A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: CEE

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