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Seismic Design for Special Moment Resisting Frames Based on IBC 06, AISC 341-05 & 358-05 2

Seismic Design for Special Moment Resisting Frames Based on IBC 06, AISC 341-05 & 358-05

Reinforced concrete special moment frames are used as part of seismic force-resisting systems in buildings that are designed to resist earthquakes. … Special proportioning and detailing requirements result in a frame capable of resisting strong earthquake shaking without significant loss of stiffness or strength.

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