Modify ACI 318, Section 18.5, by replacing Section 220.127.116.11, adding new Section 18.104.22.168 and renumbering existing Sections 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 to become 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206, respectively:
220.127.116.11 — In connections between wall panels, yielding shall be restricted to steel elements or reinforcement. In connections between wall panels and the foundation, they shall be designed per Section 1616A.1.16.
18.104.22.168 — Connections that are designed to yield shall be capable of maintaining 80 percent of their design strength at deformation induced by the design displacement or shall use type 2 mechanical splices.
22.214.171.124 — Elements of the connection that are not designed to yeild shall develop at least 1.5 Sy.
126.96.36.199 — In structures assigned to SDC D, E or F, wall piers shall be designed in accordance with 18.10.8 or 18.14 in ACI 318.