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Tag: Lateral Loads Member and Connection Design for Lateral Loads

Wind loads on steel structures are determined by first establishing the pressure distributions on structures after considering the appropriate design wind velocity, the exposure condition, and the local variation of wind pressure on the structure (Art. 9.2). Then, the wind loads on frames and structural elements are determined by distributing the wind pressure in accordance with the tributary areas and relative stiffness of the

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Tag: Lateral Loads Forces in Frames Subjected to Lateral Loads

The design loads for wind and seismic effects are applied to structures in accordance with the guidelines in Arts. 9.2 to 9.5. Next, the structure must be analyzed to determine forces and moments for design of the members and connections. Member and connection design proceeds quite normally for wind load design after these internal forces are determined, but seismic design is also subject to

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