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On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Are IMF's allowed in Seismic Design Vstegoty D or worse? What code are you 
> designing to? Though the battered columns are not part of the lateral force 
> resisting system, I would be very conservative and design them for the
> forces from the R=1 design forces. They must remain stable for axial plus
> P-delta.
> On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Behnam Heydari <
> behnamheydari_80(--nospam--at) <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
>> Hello All
>> I have an 8 stories steel structure
>> in a high seismicity area for design, the architect used 4 sloped columns 
>> at the exterior walls, these unconventional columns are angled to create
>> open spaces.
>> I know that for some systems like
>> diagrid, the building code requires that sloped column should remain
>> elastic

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David Topete, SE

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