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Unformatted text preview: Use the impulse response spectrum to: i. compute the absolute maximum displacement per each floor ii. estimate the displacement response per each floor using the SRSS method iii. estimate the floor shear forces using the SRSS method (c) Comment on the solutions obtained in Parts (a) and (b) Assume the structural system is initially at rest Structural Properties: o m 1 = 136 lb-sec 2 /in o m 2 = 66 lb-sec 2 /in o k 1 = 30,700 lb/in o k 2 = 44,300 lb/in Figures from Biggs, Introduction to Structural Dynamics, show the maximum response of SDOF (undamped) system subjected to rectangular and triangular load pulses having zero rising time....
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- Spring '11