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Thank you,
On 2/14/06, Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com> wrote:
>
> On Feb 13, 2006, at 9:17 PM, Santhosh Kumar Yedidi wrote:
>
> > After this how to do using staad. Please can you guide me its urgent.
> > In our office they are using some lumped mass concept, what is the
> > theory behind it.
> Don't rush into this. Response spectrum analysis isn't very intuitive,
> particularly if you don't have a good feel for structural dynamics. If
> you can read and understand _Structural Dynamics for the Practising
> Engineer_ by H. M. Irvine you probably have enough of the fundamentals
> to understand what's going on and how to debug problems. Timoshenko's
> _Vibration Problems in Engineering_ is another good one. I'm not a
> STAAD user, but I have heard some unpleasant things about it. I use
> COSMOS/M for response spectrum analysis, and I've had to spend a fair
> amount of time figuring workarounds for some of its foibles. Pushing
> through a rush project and trying to find your own mistakes is a bad
> combination.
>
> Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
> chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
> .......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania
> 1864)
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