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Teaching the Principles of Seismic-Resistant Design of Steel Building Structures

This series of annonated PowerPoint modules covers basic concepts in the seismic-resistant design and detailing of steel buildings.  These presenations are closely tied to the 2005 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings and are intended primarily for teaching graduate level structural engineering students.



Brief Overview (18 MB)
Introduction (21 MB)
Moment Resisting Frames (74 MB)
Concentrically Braced Frames (19 MB)
Eccentrically Braced Frames (21 MB)
Buckling Restrained Braced Frames (6 MB)
Special Plate Shear Walls (38 MB)