BRBF Technical Brief Published

NEHRP Seismic Design Technical Brief No. 11 – Seismic Design of Steel Buckling-Restrained Braced Frames: A Guide for Practicing Engineers is now available for free download:

This Technical Brief was prepared for the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Engineering Laboratory by the Applied Technology Council in association with the Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering and authors Ryan A. Kersting, Larry A. Fahnestock and Walterio A. Lopez.

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Technical Briefs are published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as aids to the efficient transfer of NEHRP and other research into practice, thereby helping to reduce the nation’s losses resulting from earthquakes.  Technical Briefs on other topics are also available: