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I found this so far, which covers what I am after. I was hoping for 
something a lot less technical though.


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Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 2:44 PM
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Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Structural Engineering for Dummies

I am looking for a layman's guide to type V MFRS in areas of high seismic
risk. Ideally it would show how the building and it's contents inertia
loads the horizontal diaphragms as a simply supported beam, which are
supported by the vertical shear panels cantilevered from the ground.

Michel Blangy, P.E.
Manhattan Beach, CA

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