Chapter 4. Seismic Steel Design: SMRF

  1. Charles K. Erdey Formerly Adjunct Professor

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch4

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

How to Cite

Erdey, C. K. (2006) Seismic Steel Design: SMRF, in Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch4

Author Information

  1. Northern Arizona University, California State University Long Beach, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470048436

Online ISBN: 9780470168042

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Keywords:

  • seismic design philosophy and methodology impact;
  • seismic steel design - SMRF;
  • four-story building wind pressure evaluation;
  • Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD);
  • beam-to-column joint flexural resistance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Design of SMRF Structure: LRFD Method

  • Design Steps

  • Project Description: Four-Story Office Building

  • Project Layout and Typical SMRF per UBC 1994

  • 1994 Design

  • Wind Analysis: 1997 UBC, CHAPTER 16, DIV. III

  • Example: Wind Analysis of Four-Story Building

  • Seismic Zones 3 and 4

  • Earthquake Analysis of Four-Story Office Building

  • Design for Earthquake

  • Significant Changes in 1997 Design

  • 1997 versus 1994 Design

  • Summary of Procedure

  • Design Strategies

  • Design of Beams: Code Requirements

  • Second-Floor Beam

  • Beam-to-Column Joint

  • Flexural Resistance of Beam-to-Column Joint

  • Shear Tab Design

  • Shear Tab-to-Beam Welded Connection

  • Second-Floor Panel Zone

  • Third-Floor Beam

  • Third-Floor Shear Tab Connection

  • Third-Floor Beam-to-Column Moment Connection

  • Third-Floor Panel Zone

  • Design of Columns

  • Column Final Design Data

  • First-Story Column Design for Compression: Major Axis

  • Column Design Flowchart

  • Design of Third-Story Column for Compression

  • Design of Third-Story Column Splice

  • Reexamination of Pre- and Post-Northridge Research and Literature

  • References