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Structural Analysis

2 Methods on How to Scale Base Shear in ETABS

      In the previous article, Scaling of Base Shear Results of Static and Dynamic Analysis we have learned about the principle why do we need to scale the base shear results obtain from dynamic analysis to reduce or…
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Pier and Spandrel Labeling for ETABS Shear Wall Design

    Overview In ETABS design of shear walls or retaining walls, the programs calculate and report the required area of steel for flexure and shear based on the applied and defined load combinations. During the modeling process, the walls…
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Criteria in Selecting Suitable Foundation in Structural Design of Buildings

      Selecting the suitable type of foundations to use in the design of buildings and other structures is one of the tasks of a structural engineer. Different factors and criteria should be kept in mind and consider to…
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Frequently Asked Questions in Structural Analysis

      Throughout the course of our endeavor as a Structural Engineer, we always come up for questions that challenge us and trying to figure out the solutions. In Structural Analysis, there are tons of questions out there waiting…
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7 Dynamic Analysis Checks to Consider in ETABS Model

    After the 3 Post Major Analysis and Modeling Checks have been cleared, the designer should review the structural arrangement and the overall dynamic characteristics of the model. To ensure that our model complies with the code requirements, a…
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8-Reasons Why ETABS takes too Long to Run Analysis

      Most of us, structural engineers, during our ETABS working time, we encountered a model that took a lot of time to run during the analysis. Of course, running is depending on how big the project is but…
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