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Knee-Braced Frame - Is a frame with a kick brace considered a special braced frame?

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I am assuming that when you refer to a “kick brace” that this is  the same as a “knee brace,” which is covered in the Seismic Provisions It is treated as an Ordinary Moment Frame, not a braced frame, since the primary response of such a frame is through flexure of the beams and columns between the knee braces and not axial effects in the braces.
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