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Tag: Sway Frames Lateral Bracing, Portals, and Sway Frames

Lateral bracing should be designed to resist the following: (1) Lateral forces due to wind pressure on the exposed surface of the truss and on the vertical projection of the live load. (2) Seismic forces, (3) Lateral forces due to centrifugal forces when the track or roadway is curved. (4) For railroad bridges, lateral forces due to the nosing action of locomotives

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