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This lecture note is mainly quoted from the text book Dynamics of Structures by Anil K.

Chopra, 3rd Edition, 2007


CONTENTS OF CHAPTER 9

9.1 Simple System: Two-Story Shear Building


9.2 General Approach for Linear Systems
9.3 Static Condensation
9.4 Planar or Symmetric-Plan Systems: Ground Motion
9.5 Unsymmetric-Plan Buildings: Ground Motion
9.6 Symmetric-Plan Buildings: Torsional Excitation
9.7 Multiple Support Excitation
9.8 Inelastic Systems
9.9 Problem Statement
9.10 Element Forces
9.11 Methods for Solving the Equations of Motion: Overview
HW#7
END OF CHAPTER 9

DUE DATE OF HW#7:


1 WEEK AFTER FINISHING CHAPTER 9