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06.2007 > Design of RBS Connections for Special Moment Frames

By Kevin S. Moore and Joyce Y. Feng

Design of RBS Connections for Special Moment Frames

This Steel TIPS provides guidance into the design of reduced beam section (RBS) steel special moment frame (SMF) connections. A design example and detailing considerations are included. The RBS is currently the only nonproprietary connection type preapproved for use in SMF structures.

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