Simplified Hysteretic Finite-Element Model for Wood and Viscoelastic Polymer Connections for the Dynamic Analysis of Shear Walls.

This paper presents a simplified methodology of modeling the complex hysteretic behaviors of wood sheathing connections using basic elements found in commercially available finite-element analysis software. By combining these basic elements, customized connection elements that often require extensiv...

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Main Authors: Blasetti, A. S., Hoffman, R. M., Dinehart, D. W.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2008
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