Medical Office Building in a high seismic region.
128 moment frame beams
Due to the improvements and instant benefits available with the DuraFuse system, significant time and cost savings can be realized. In this case study, hundreds of lateral brace points are able to be eliminated.
DuraFuse: 144 lateral brace points
Other SMF: 500+ lateral brace points
RAM Structural System was used to analyze and design the DuraFuse Frames system beam and column sizes and complete drift checks.