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Re: UBC: OMF connections

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>At 12:25 PM 10/30/97 -0800, you wrote:
>><Reference 1994 UBC section 2211.6.2, (or equivalent 1997 UBC section
>>Say you're designing the connections for an "Ordinary-Moment-Frame" in a one
>>or two story metal building (like a pre-engineered building) and the *wind*
>>loads control over the seismic loads.  Would you still design the connection
>>to be "capable of resisting a combination of gravity loads and 3 (Rw/8)
>>times the design **seismic** loads" in accordance with '94 UBC sect. 2211.6.2
>>   Thanks.
>>                Steve Gregg, PE
>>                Walla Walla, WA

Also, check UBC section 1624.2 Seismic and Wind. Detailing requirements for
earthquake design shall still be followed.

Jeff Smith