what is shear wall..?

Tejas Jain

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Shear wall is RCC wall used to prevent from wind and seismic loads. Lift shaft is designed as Shear wall. Separate foundation is provided for shear wall. We can't design all walls as shear walls as it will increase cost of construction. Different positions of shear wall should be tried for optimum design.
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