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RE: "Big Column and small beam" Rule

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I'd forgotten this part, good point.

My previous reply was pertinent in general, but the point you make here is 
obviously specific to requirements for seismic design.

Thanks too, for the reminder that "stiffness" <> "strength" in this application. 

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Rizwan Mirza Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:23 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] "Big Column and small beam" Rule

In my humble opinion, the rule for seismic design is not big column and small 
 beam; it is strong column and weak beam. There is a difference ...

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