To add a shear wall
To add a shear wall along one side of the elevators, do the following.
For the purpose of this tutorial, you will only add a single shear wall. In a typical building, other shear walls would be present.
- In the Building Planner mode, select the Frame | Shear Wall page.
- In the Shear Wall Details dialog, click Edit.
- Click on column C31 and then on C32. Define Shear Wall dialog opens.
- Click OK. For this tutorial, use the default thickness. The shear wall is added on both levels using this plan by default.