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Question: Which of the following is not a horizontal bracing system?


  1.  Diaphragm 
  2.  Shear wall
  3.  Braced frame
  4.  Moment-resistant

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1. Diaphragm

Diaphragm is not a horizontal bracing system.

Horizontal bracing system is used to resist horizontal loads on the building structure.

It distribute them to the outer columns and thereby into the vertical stabilizing system. (Source:

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