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I hope Ron Hamburger/EQE will comment on this issue.

Bill Allen wrote:
> 
> I was referring to FEMA 267/267A "Interim Guidelines".
> 
> Regards,
> Bill Allen
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Y. Henry Huang <hhuang(--nospam--at)co.la.ca.us>
> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
> Date: Thursday, October 30, 1997 8:28 AM
> Subject: Re: Steel Building Bracing
> 
> >Bill Allen wrote:
> >>
> >> An interesting question here, but is anyone using bolted moment
> connections
> >> in their design to resist dynamic forces such as earthquake loads? The
> >> design example in the AISC manual (ASD), p. 4-116, 9th ed. specifies that
> >> this example is for "static loading only". This connection also appears
> to
> >> be inconsistent with the new cover plate designs proposed by FEMA.
> >>
> >
> >Did FEMA really proposed cover plate designs?  Please enlighten me.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Y. Henry Huang
> >