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>It is my interpretation that the intent of the code is to allow a two-part,
>simplified (analytically) analysis for qualified structures and expects a
>full structure model for a dynamic analysis.
This is probably analogous to the Nuclear codes which allow subsystems 
(like cranes) to be analyzed separately from the plant structure as a 
whole, provided the subsystem contributes less than 10% of the overall 
mass.

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