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February 4 - Steel Special Moment Frames


Structural steel special moment frames (SMF) are typically comprised of wide flange beams, columns, and beam-column connections. Connections are proportioned and detailed to resist internal forces (flexural, axial and shear) that result from imposed displacement as a result of wind or earthquake ground shaking. The anticipated seismic behavior of the SMF system is long period, high displacement motion, with well distributed inelastic demand shared by all participating beam-column connections. This design example follows the provisions of AISC 358 for the RBS connection type for the steel SMF seismic force resisting system. 

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
  • Diamond Review approved in all 50 states
  • This webinar will be available as a recording.

Please note: This webinar is part of the Seismic Design Series and is not included in the NCSEA Webinar Subscription.


  • Kevin Moore, P.E., S.E., SECB

    Kevin Moore is a Senior Principal and Structural Division Head of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. in San Francisco. Mr. Moore has been active in NCSEA since 2003 and is the current Chair of the NCSEA Resilience Committee and Past Chair of the NCSEA Seismic Subcommittee to the Code Advisory Committee.

February 4, 2021
Thu 12:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 30M

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