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Load Distribution To Bents And Shear Walls

Provision should be made for all structures to transmit lateral loads, such as those from wind, earthquakes, and traction and braking of vehicles, to foundations and their supports

that have high resistance to displacement. For this purpose, various types of bracing may be used, including struts, tension ties, diaphragms, trusses, and shear walls.

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