Strong Diagonalsby John P. Miller, P.E., (M.ASCE), Principal; KPFF Consulting Engineers in St. Louis, Missouri.,
Douglas Antholz, P.E., (M.ASCE), Project Manager; KPFF Consulting Engineers in St. Louis, Missouri.,
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2006, Vol. 76, Issue 11, Pg. 60-67
Document Type: Editorial
Exterior Diagonal Systems that carry both gravity and lateral loads in building structures — known as exodiagonals or diagrids — are increasingly being used worldwide to provide freedom of form in structural support, improved efficiency, and the redundancy necessary to help prevent progressive collapse.
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