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Re: SCBF - Steel Concentrically Braced Frames in Special and Tal

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Michael Valley wrote:

> See UBC (1997) Section 1629.7 and Table 16-N.  Height limits are
> placed on SCBF systems without a SMRF backup.

Oooohhhh, you mean THAT table . . . I was
wondering what that was for  :))))

Ok, so I'm as blind as a bat, but that covers tall
buildings.  What about "special" buildings?

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