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If the difference is significant there's something wrong with your model.

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.


On Sep 17, 2013, at 9:02 PM, "Harold Sprague" <spraguehope(--nospam--at)> 

> Behnam,
> In any structure, the real performance and modeled performance will be
> different.  If you follow the code for the design of the IMRF or SMRF, 
> the performance in the nonlinear state will be adequate.  If this is of
> concern, you may want to consider performing a pushover analysis with the
> pin and the fixed condition.  This should alleviate your concerns by
> demonstrating the nonlinear performance.
> Regards, Harold Sprague
>> From: behnamheydari_80(--nospam--at)
>> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:56:18 +0430
>> Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Pinned Base Plate or Fixed
>> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
>> Dear Friends,
>> My concern is about structural behavior, when I consider pinned column
>> support in IMRF or SMRF, may be the structure cannot behave in inelastic

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