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I believe the speaker meant that deflections do not need to be calculated.
The horizontal distribution of story shear still falls under the regular

Curt La Count
Jacobs Engineering
Portland, OR
From: NDZ28(--nospam--at)
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: 1997 UBC Simplified Design
Date: Monday, June 28, 1999 8:35PM

In a message dated 6/28/99 9:45:16 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
jtaeng(--nospam--at) writes:

 I recently attended the SEAOC Seismic Design Manual (Vol. 1) seminar that
 was held on June 12. During the presentation of determining the simplified
 design base shear per example 20 in the Seismic Design Manual, I believe
 that the speaker mentioned that a rigidity analysis would not be required
 as the loading is conservative using this method. Is this correct?