Effective Design of Buckling Restrained Braced Frames
Buckling restrained braced frames are a valuable tool in providing good seismic performance. The system has gained popularity in many applications, including in areas of moderate and even low seismicity, due to the highly controlled and predictable behavior, and the correspondingly straight-forward design methods required for the system. This presentation cover the behavior of the system, the design requirements, considerations for effective design (including coordination with brace manufacturers), and innovative applications.
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|Speakers||Rafael Sabelli, S. E.|
Rafael is a Principal and Director of Seismic Design at Walter P Moore. Rafael has earned a Special Achievement Award from AISC, as well as the T.R. Higgins Lectureship award. He is active in the development of seismic design standards for steel systems and is vice-chair of the AISC Seismic Provisions Committee, the ASCE 7 Seismic Task Committee, and the NIST Building Seismic Safety Council’s Provisions Update Committee. Rafael is the chair of the AISC Seismic Design Manual committee and was the Project manager for the 5-volume SEAOC Seismic Design Manual.