Figure 8.32 k. Framing plan. Column C1, designed for gravity loads only, shortens more than C2, designed for both gravity and lateral loads. Compensating for relative elevation difference between these two categories of columns is of imortance in tall buidings.
Figure 8.32l. Physical interpretation of column overlength: (1) column shortening due to loads at all floors; (2) column shortening due to loads below the nth level; (3) column residual overlength
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