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Table 1 Static and dynamic analyses results of the 32 studied cases.

From: Effect of Preliminary Selection of RC Shear Walls’ Ductility Level on Material Quantities

City No. of stories 5 10 15 20
Ductility level Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct. Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct. Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct. Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct.
Toronto tw (m) 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.40 0.40 0.40
Lw (m) 3.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
Ta (s) 1.26 2.30 2.37 2.90 3.20 3.31 3.76 3.88 4.04 4.00 4.42 4.93
Governing case S S W W W W W W W W W W
Correspond. Max. I.D. (%) 0.38 0.84 0.10 0.14 0.14 0.12 0.16 0.16 0.14 0.16 0.16 0.16
Vf (kN)ǂ 524 395 212 463 463 463 767 767 767 1103 1103 1103
Mf (kN m)ǂ 3847 1765 1601 7195 7195 7195 18,118 18,118 18,118 34,977 34,977 34,977
Montreal tw (m) 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.25 0.25 0.30 Not permitted 0.25 0.30 Not permitted 0.35 0.35
Lw (m) 6.0 5.0 4.0 7.0 5.0 5.0 6.0 6.0 7.0 7.0
Ta (s) 0.50 0.69 1.00 1.37 2.36 2.45 3.90 4.05 4.35 4.84
Governing case S S S S S W W W W W
Correspond. Max. I.D. (%) 0.26 0.40 0.50 0.37 0.49 0.06 0.14 0.12 0.17 0.17
Vf (kN)ǂ 1957 1122 463 2248 1003 505* 1393* 706* 1385* 1002*
Mf (kN m)ǂ 19,312 9961 3065 24,855 7736 6540 16,470 16,470 31,797 31,797
Vancouver tw (m) 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.25 0.25 0.30 Not permitted 0.25 0.30 Not permitted 0.35 0.35
Lw (m) 7.0 7.0 6.0 8.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Ta (s) 0.41 0.46 0.58 1.14 1.53 1.60 2.26 2.36 3.33 3.73
Governing case S S S S S S S S S W
Correspond. Max. I.D. (%) 0.39 0.46 0.60 0.66 1.00 1.03 0.95 1.03 1.11 0.10
Vf (kN)ǂ 4267 2769 1093 4002 2466 1219 2873 1463 3094 1419*
Mf (kN m)ǂ 46,011 29,464 11,266 62,725 35,709 17,326 50,878 25,748 65,751 35,772
  1. ǂFactored forces at the wall base.
  2. *Seismic loads governed for these cases.