Wind Frame Design for Mid Rise Buildings

by Horatio Allison,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Approximate Methods and Verification Procedures of Structural Analysis and Design

Abstract:

A brief discussion of drift limits is followed by design procedures for unbraced moment resisting wind frames and initial selection of optimized member sizes for chevron bracing frames.



Subject Headings: Building design | Wind engineering | Frames | Mid-rise buildings | Structural analysis | Structural design | Wind loads | Drift (structural)

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