3 - Finding the Mass

a - Approximate Method

You need to take the following measurements from your model:

  • the area of each floor.
  • The height of each floor above the base board. (Show Me)

Then use the Approximate Earthquake Mass Calculator to find out the mass needed to be hung from each floor to represent the IDEERS Design Earthquake.


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    Earthquake Load Test
       - Finding the Mass
            - Approximate Method

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