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Tag: Column Bracing Bracing for Individual Members

For an ideally straight, exactly concentrically loaded beam or column, only a small  force may be needed from an intermediate brace to reduce the unbraced length of  a column or the unsupported length of the compression flange of a beam. But there is no generally accepted method of calculating that force. The principal function of a brace is to provide a

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