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this is incorrect for many types of buildings and in many jurisdictions.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 10:47:48 -0800 bob.ross(--nospam--at)wgint.com (Bob Ross) writes:
> It is not possible to analyze and design for seismic using the older 
> static methods. They no longer apply. The 3D, three dimensional 
> dynamic 
> analysis and design methods must be used now, today. They are 
> available. The computer software allows the practical application. 
> 
> Quo Vadis?
> Pax e Gratia
> Bob Ross
> Robert P. Ross, P.E.
> Principal Project Manager
> Washington Group International,Inc.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: David Adie <dadie(--nospam--at)bjginc.com>
> Date: Monday, December 10, 2001 10:00 am
> Subject: dynamic lateral force procedure
> 
> > this survey / question is for those individuals who typically have 
> 
> > a choice
> > between designing their structures (buildings) with the dynamic 
> > procedureand with the static procedure, and then choose to use the 
> 
> > dynamic procedure.
> > (ubc specific?) 
> > 
> > what subtle (or hidden) advantages are there?  do those advantages 
> 
> > outweighthe PERCEIVED increase in calculations / complexity?
> > 
> > tia
> > da (static procedure guy, so far)
> >  
> > 
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