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Basics of Shear Wall Design

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This session will help to tackle shear wall design including Wood Shear, CMU/
Masonry, and Concrete/Tilt Up, addressing multiple materials and the coinciding
codes with emphasis on developing these skills for young engineers.
Seth Thomas, NCSEA Young Member Group Support Committee Chair,
has over 5 years of experience in new construction, seismic retrofits and
evaluations, and tsunami related research and projects. He consistently strives
to create a collaborative process with architects, allowing their design ideas to
come to fruition through innovative structural design.