Shear Walls and Brace Walls? Whats the Difference?


What's the Difference between Brace Walls, Alternate Brace Walls and Shear Walls?
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In a previous post Scott Townsend says...

Braced walls and alternate braced wall panels are forms of shear wall used to meet the "prescriptive" requirements of the building code for lateral force resistance.
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Bob Morrison, PE, SE
R L Morrison Engineering Co
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