A shear wall is a vertical element of a seismic force-resisting system that is designed to resist in-plane lateral forces.

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Shear Wall

"These walls usually begin from the foundation level, along the length and width of buildings."

- To resist lateral loads.
- It reduces construction costs.
- Also reduces earthquake damage.

Why shear wall is provided:

Types of Parapet Wall:

1. RC shear wall.
2. Plywood shear wall.
3. Steel plate shear wall.
4. MIDPLY shear wall.

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