Shearline Introduction

Shearline is a module introduced in MASS™ Version 2.0 which was designed to manage several shear wall designs within a single elevation of a shear wall containing openings.

Shearline is limited to single storey shear wall elevations containing piers that do not have flanges. The pier tabs created by a shearline module perform the same calculations found in a regular shear wall module. To create a new shearline module:

  • select Assemblage –> New OR click on the Add drop down box
  • Click on Shearline on the welcome screen

Continue Reading: Shearline Design Steps 

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