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Design Calculations and Code Report

Load capacities for the Strong Frame Moment Frame are calculated using reference standards from the International Building Code, along with Design Guides from AISC. Design of the beam and column elements are in conformance with AISC 360. Beam to column connection design is per AISC 341 and AISC Design Guide #4 and #16. The base plate connection is calculated per second edition of the AISC Design Guide #1.

The Simpson Strong-Tie Strong Frame special moment frame connection is code listed under ICC-ES ESR-2802.