Earthquake Load Calculation (base Shear method)

The 3-story standard office building is located in Los Angeles situated on stiff soil. The structure of the building is steel special moment frame. All moment-resisting frames are located at the perimeter of the building. Determine the earthquake force on each story in North-South direction.

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Earthquake+Load+Calculation

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