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RE: Knee Braced Frame-Effective Column Length

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> From: 	Milo Ketchum[SMTP:mketchum(--nospam--at)]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Sent: 	Wednesday, March 10, 1999 3:06 PM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Cc: 	mark(--nospam--at)
> Subject: 	Re: Knee Braced Frame-Effective Column Length
> I do not see why you cannot make a 3D Frame analysis using a frame
> program that can peoperly analyse Geometric Nonlinearity, using
> possible  lateral eccentricities. I do not know which analysis
> programs
> that analyse true Geometric Nonlinearity. 
IFAS does support theoretical (FEM) analysis of effective length
factors, and programms the nonlinear procedure in parallel. The solution
can speed up if more processors present.