Understanding the Seismic Provisions of the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (CNBC) – Computing Forces

The determination of the design forces used to evaluate restraint capacity in the 2015 CNBC is quite different from the methods used in the IBC Based, U.S. Codes. For people who need to work with the Canadian code, in particular those who might also work with the IBC, these differences can cause confusion.

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