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seismic design checks-single storey steel moment resisting frame

seismic design checks-single storey steel moment resisting frame

seismic design checks-single storey steel moment resisting frame

Hi all,
I have a single storey structural steel frame building.  I am designing in NZ, under NZS3404.  

My question is, if I designate this structure as a category 1 (fully ductile) frame, even though it is single storey, what checks need to be completed specifically relating to seismic capacity design.

I would expect a ducility of 4 or greater to be acheivable with these structures, but am just after confirmation on the subsequent required checks to ensure code compliance.

The wind case is generally the dominant lateral load case.  Regardless, to assign this ductility I know there are other things to check, even for a simple single storey moment resisting frame, and am after advice on what other engineers check.

Guidance from those of you familiar with the NZ design procedures would be much appreciated.  I am relatively new to seismic design, hence why I am after the help!

Thanking you in advance.

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