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UBC Section 2213.8.2.3 - Lateral Force Distribution

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Title: UBC Section 2213.8.2.3 - Lateral Force Distribution

When evaluating the distribution of lateral forces per UBC Section 2213.8.2.3 for a multi-story concentrically braced frame, it would seem that, to meet the intent of the Code provision, the "line" of bracing should be evaluated at each level, or story, separately, rather than evaluating the line of bracing over the entire height of the brace tower.  Is this interpretation correct?


Kevin K.

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