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But we have computers, now ....

> From: "Mark Deardorff" <mark(--nospam--at)rstavares.com>

> Probably with PhD's, too!


>> From: Garner, Robert [mailto:rgarner(--nospam--at)moffattnichol.com]

>> Ahhh, the intricacies and convolutions of ASCE 7.  Really,
>> really hard to believe that this was actually written by engineers.


>>> From: Mark Deardorff [mailto:mark(--nospam--at)rstavares.com]

>>> I am confused! I may just be missing something but here is my quandary.
>>> Chapter 11 has the same seismic formulas as earlier codes. But then there
>>> is chapter 12 the title of which uses the term, "Building Structures."
>>> This yields higher base shears than chapter 11. Which one should I use?

>>> I think I just answered my question. I was looking at section 12.14, not
>>> 12.8 which covers the equivalent force method.

>>> But what IS chapter 11 for?

>>> Mark E. Deardorff, SE

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