Building Systems

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  1. Frame
    • Open system of columns and beams that provides structural skeleton for the building
    • Common structural system for most building types
    • Can be constructed from steel, concrete masonry and wood
  2. Frame Structure and Lateral Stability
    • Gravity loads transferred by columns and beams
    • Lateral loads transferred by
    • Moment connections, rigid frame
    • Bracing - cross, knee, and k-bracing
    • Diaphragms - floors, shear walls
  3. Moment Frame
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  4. Rigid Frame
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  5. Bracing
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