From: Bill Polhemus <bpolhem(--nospam--at)swbell.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 16:48:49 -0600
The programs you mention will do time-history analysis. It is a bit more
time-consuming than it would be to use software that is already set up for
steady-state, but not appreciably so since I use spreadsheets etc. to help me
create the data sets.
> Computer programs such as RISA and STAADIII will not help since
> they do not do study state harmonics which is much different than seismic
> dynamic analysis.