Civil MDC

Flexible Diaphragm Analysis 2

Flexible Diaphragm Analysis

Diaphragms are classified as flexible or rigid depending on how they distribute loads to the frames/walls. Flexible diaphragms are not capable of distributing lateral forces in proportion to the rigidities of vertical elements. … Diaphragms constructed with wood or sheet metal are typically classified as flexible.

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