Tag: steel moment frames
The first supplement to the 2016 AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (AISC 358-16), is available for public review until October 6, 2017.
A building’s stability is a critical design element that structural engineers must understand. Structures dating back thousands of years have typically relied upon one of, or a combination of, three system types for stability: shearwall, braced frame, and/or moment frame. This article provides an introduction to the "wide-open spaces-friendly" moment-frame system in steel-framed structures.