Table 13: Dimensions and material properties of coupled shear walls for validation of proposed design technique.

Depth of the wall ( )4 m
Length of coupling beam ( )1.8 m
Depth of coupling beam ( )600 mm
Number of storeys ( )20
Wall thickness ( )300 mm
Width of coupling beam ( )300 mm
Storey height ( )3.0 m
Modulus of concrete ( )27.0 GPa
Modulus of steel ( )200.0 GPa
Steel yield strength ( )415 Mpa