ASTM E455

Shear Diaphragm Test 
ASTM E455 is the standard test method for static load testing of framed floor or roof diaphragm construction for buildings.  The ASTM E455 test method covers procedures designed to evaluate the static shear capacity of a typical segment of a framed diaphragm under simulated loading conditions and to provide a determination of the stiffness of the construction and its connections

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