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- From: "Martin Johnson" <mwj(--nospam--at)EQE.COM>
- Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 10:57:33 PST
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In response to the following; > I am very interested on getting standards for the checking of the data > generated by the computer analysis of building structures. > Anybooudy has some ideas that would like to share ? > > With the big amount of data generated on, for example, a dynamic > analysis of > a ten stories irregular building, it is sometimes difficult to trap > errors on the > modeling of some elements. Any idea ? > If you are using a detailed finite element model for analysis, it can be difficult sometimes to understand what's going on, and errors can be made. A simplified "stick" model can be useful as a comparison to verify the overall periods, mode shapes, story shears, etc. Martin Johnson EQE International, Inc. mwj(--nospam--at)eqe.com ...
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