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RE: braced frame omega nought

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David,

The intent as I understand it is to design the anchorage using the omega sub
zero.

Regards,
Harold Sprague

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> Subject:	braced frame omega nought
> 
> I apologize if this has already been covered, but I am confused on how far
> to use omega nought in braced frame designs.  If I understand the code
> correctly, the braces and the connections should be designed with omega
> nought.  The footing does not.
> 
> What happens at the brace / column interface at the footing?  Does the
> column's baseplate or the baseplate's anchor bolts get designed with omega
> nought?
> 
> Thank you in advance.
> 
> David Adie
> 
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