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>non-linear material
>analysis of first mode, shear mode, dynamic response analysis
Don't forget that eigenvalue analysis is for linear response. Maybe you 
can fake it by doing things with damping ratios or diddling response 
spectra, but you're sticking your neck out.  Watch out for non-linear 
dynamic analysis if you can't take a joke.

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