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In an example in "The Seismic Design Handbook," 1989,  Naeim used 
0.67 * L for out-of-plane buckling.


> Date:          Wed, 11 Mar 1998 08:43:58 -0700
> To:            seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> From:          Tarek Mokhtar <Tarek(--nospam--at)deltanet.com>
> Subject:       x brace question
> Reply-to:      seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org

> For an ordinary x braced steel frame with tube steel braces
> can one assume the brace buckling length for in and out of plane
> to be 1/2 the actual brace length ?
> 
> Tarek Mokhtar
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