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RE: UBC Section 2213.8.2.3 - Lateral Force Distribution

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Title: UBC Section 2213.8.2.3 - Lateral Force Distribution
I understand the idea of  UBC 2213.8.2.3 to have some braces in tension and some in compression on a given grid line in a story.  It sounds like a leading question. Please clarify "evaluating the line of bracing over the entire height of the tower".
 

Scott M Haan P.E.
Plan Review Engineer
Building Safety Division
Development Services Department
Municipality of Anchorage
http://www.muni.org/building
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-----Original Message-----
From: Klarkowski, Kevin [mailto:Kevin.Klarkowski(--nospam--at)Jacobs.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 7:43 AM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Subject: 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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