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Many thanks for Your answer

>Is the skid mounted to a foundation able to resist the sliding forces?
Yes. It is on sleepers

>If not, you may have a structure that is "base isolated" to a degree as
>it may tend to slide at a load lower than the Code equipment loading (or
>even the base shear force if you are in a near fault area).

Piping and vessel are fixed on the skid and the skid is fixed on the

>Bill Cain, SE
>Oakland, CA

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