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acceleration in Etabs or Sap

acceleration in Etabs or Sap

acceleration in Etabs or Sap

I am analysing a air traffic control tower. The client requires us give them the maximum acceleration of tower. How can I get the acceleration from software Etabs of Sap ?

RE: acceleration in Etabs or Sap


I think, that you can get acceleration by Display/ Show output tables...response spectrum accelerations. They are listed by the mode shapes.

Hope that will help you


RE: acceleration in Etabs or Sap

drile007 is correct, you can get this info in the output. But before analysis, you will need to define response spectrum function and RS case(s). The "factor" is to scale to G in current units, and also to apply additional factors to match with base shear

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