Table 19: Response Reduction Factors for DBE and MCE levels.

Parameters [24] [24] [24]    First method of Energy-Ductility Based Response Reduction [24]    Second method of Energy-Ductility Based Response Reduction [24] as per CSA
[25]

DBE1.041.0041.021.041.0041.5 or 2 for coupled shear walls with conventional reinforced coupling beam
MCE2.051.21.582.051.34
DBE1.011.001.0021.011.00
MCE1.871.131.391.871.22