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Table 2 Details of the designed shear walls for 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 Vr/Vf 1.73 1.61 3.42 1.75 2.65 3.33 2.36 2.14 3.03 3.47 3.22 3.22
Mr/Mf 0.95 1.06 1.34 1.05 1.15 1.30 1.10 1.06 1.18 1.02 1.06 1.20
Δf Rd Ro (mm) 41 86 81 85 95 101 100 103 109 70 85 105
θid N.R. 0.003 0.004 N.R 0.003 0.004 N.R. 0.004 0.005 N.R. 0.003 0.004
θic 0.006 0.005 0.005 0.007 0.005 0.006 0.005 0.005
Montreal Vr/Vf 1.05 1.46 3.33 1.06 1.58 3.83 Not permitted 1.37 3.28 Not permitted 2.30 3.17
Mr/Mf 1.03 1.08 2.40 0.98 1.64 1.85 1.22 1.40 1.22 1.22
Δf Rd Ro (mm) 30 44 53 78 96 104 210 225 224 254
θid N.R. 0.003 0.004 N.R. 0.003 0.004 0.003 0.004 0.003 0.004
θic 0.011 0.011 0.006 0.007 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005
Vancouver Vr/Vf 1.00 1.00 2.12 1.00 1.01 2.12 Not permitted 1.00 2.28 Not permitted 1.17 2.88
Mr/Mf 1.00 0.98 1.32 0.95 0.96 1.33 1.05 1.87 1.02 1.64
Δf Rd Ro (mm) 46 50 68 152 201 227 308 336 479 510
θid N.R. 0.003 0.004 N.R. 0.004 0.006 0.004 0.005 0.004 0.005
θic 0.01 0.014 0.007 0.009 0.006 0.007 0.006 0.006
  1. N.R. not required