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have 10 story steel building to design which is Braced frame in one 
direction and IMRF in other. I assumed pinned column support in braced 
frames and fixed support in IMRF for having better energy dissipation 
during earthquake and using appropriate modification factor. The problem 
initiated when I wanted to design fixed base plates of corner columns for 
big resultant moments from analysis. What if I release moment at column 
supports in both directions? Does it have any contradiction with the IMRF 
design philosophy?



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