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Re: x brace question

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Tarek Mokhtar wrote:
> 
> 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
> 
Two good articles on this subject was written in the AISC journal by
Picard and Beaulieu in 1987 and 1988. 

Bruno Côté
BOCTE(--nospam--at)ibm.net