DES425 – Shear Walls Discussion Panel

Categories: Design Considerations
Course Length: 1h
Accreditation: AIA HSW LU, ICC CEU
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About Course

Shear Wall design doesn’t have to be intimidating! Join experts from AWC and APA for a panel discussion on shear walls. Topics included lateral loads, shear wall components, shear wall testing, design tools, fasteners, governing codes and standards and more. Extended question and answer session!

Learning objectives:

  1. Gain awareness of referenced standards used in shear wall design
  2. Learn about the different methods of shear wall design
  3. Learn how to specify appropriate fasteners in shear walls
  4. Gain awareness of relevant supplemental design tools used for shear walls

Funding provided in part by the Softwood Lumber Board.

Course Content

Shear Walls Discussion Panel

  • Recorded Presentation
  • Shear Walls Discussion Panel Assessment