This method will overestimate the mass, which means that you will have
to make you model stronger than it needs to be.
For this method you only need to take simple measurements of your model.
This method will estimate the mass more accurately so you can make
the design of you model more efficient.
For this method you will need to take simple measurements of your model
and find out how it vibrates.
Warning ! The
mass required for each floor in the Earthquake Load Test will
be DIFFERENT to the one needed for the Vertical Load test.
To find the mass required for models which
are fixed firmly to their MDF base
board, you can use
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