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Suresh, in your area, don't you get moments induced in the edge and
corner columns from bending in the slab in load cases without lateral
loads ?
 
Kevin Below


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From: Suresh Acharya [mailto:SAcharya(--nospam--at)ci.alameda.ca.us] 
Sent: 15-Dec-05 20:36
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Subject: Re: Column design


They are correct if you have shear walls as a lateral force resisting
system. But you still need to pay attention to detailing to provide
ductility.

Suresh Acharya, S.E.

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