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2nd Lieutenant Torsion Reinforcing
 i have attached the photo of Modal mass participation Ratio of the Model, is The By Hassangrewal
first mode is Torsional? As the RZ is 0.19 of the mass, and Can we allow Torsion in How torsion reinforcing area of steel
first mode?  will be inserted in beam ? 

and is the First or the 2nd mode is the Fundamental one? Torsion Calculation And Redistribution
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Location: peshawar Eccentricity Values In Etabs
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Kasim Posted May 25, 2016 Report post  Hi,
2nd Lieutenant What is the logic of not calculating...
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Location: peshawar Deflection 7
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Rana Posted May 26, 2016 Report post  By saroj khanal
Colonel Started Friday at 04:35 AM
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 1. Yes we can allow torsion or anything in a building as long as you are designing
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2. Fundamental mode? What is a fundamental mode? A mode with highest mass By imranjam
participation. Started June 10

3. Why you are just looking at Rz in first mode?

From the table you attached, in my opinion; Grid Editing problem in etabs 0
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First mode = Mode2 of ETABS with 54.56% mass participation in X direction. Center Engineering &
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Third mode = Mode1 of ETABS with 34.75% mp in Y direction (T=0.586s) Started January 21, 2016

Remember that ETABS lists mode based on descending order of T and not mass
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participation but in my opinion we should sort modes based on mp. Moreover, You
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above, you will find that translational modes (T=0.553 & 0.505s) are very close to Started January 13
torsional mode (T=0.586s). This is bad. Try changing configuration of your
building. You can still continue designing like that but ofcourse its more
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From the data you provided, it looks like your building is undergoing By Zain Saeed · Posted 9 hours ago

translational+rotational in a complex way all at once. The shape, geometry, Thanks .. So for the weak storey, the
configuration of shear walls etc is not regular or you are trying to model a very stiff method mentioned in earlier posts of
and very flexible elements together like a concrete basement supporting a light Mam Fatima  i.e finding flexural

steel roof/canopy. strength of column/wall and dividing it

by their length is ok ??

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2nd Lieutenant Need your guidance is i have taken

 Thank you Waseem Sir, This is A four Storey Building having Basement Shear walls loads correct .. beam as 14' apart, slab
and Having Two Elevators Which  are not Symetric about X Axis, Will make it thickness = 8". Column dimension (30"
symetric and then will hear from you, circular column), Beam Depth 55"x18"
(and sir did etabs includes slab
thinkness in beam during analysis ) ??

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Location: peshawar Sir sir one question it
University: UET Peshawar necessary to take stiffness modifiers ??
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as I notice by not taking
stiffness modifier will increase
reinforcement in beam and decrease in
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 I will just add to what Rana has said.  Deflection
By BAZ · Posted Monday at 05:19 PM
To control torsion, the best thing you could do is to have new shear walls at
Yes, you can. You can also design it for
perimeter of your building. They would add the most value interns of controlling
2500-2700 psi and specify 3000 psi.

By Hamza Ahmad · Posted Sunday at
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But sir my question is should we take
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Wind loads will not govern if it is RCC
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8 Period Sum Sum Sum Sum Sum every time?
21 posts Case Mode UX UY UZ RX RY RZ
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Thank you so much for your reply...i

have few other questions?? 1) Should
Ussama Waseem Posted November 29, 2016 Report post 
we consider a wind load effects on a
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area(Daman-e-koh Islamabad) and it's
interpreting the table. I have the following table and cant interpret. Can anybody
just single story HALL (102' x 55'...
help what does the table say and how does it effect the design?
Period Sum Sum Sum Sum Sum Sum
Case Mode UX UY UZ RX RY RZ By Ayesha · Posted Thursday at 04:33
Modal 1 0.719 0.3 0.1009 0 0.3 0.1009 0 0.0699 0.2062 0.2 0.0699 0.2062 0.2
Member You should keep things simple. Just
0 Modal 2 0.702 0.0932 0.5007 0 0.3932 0.6015 0 0.3481 0.064 0.0103 0.418 0.2702 0.2102
use rectangular section as it is more
7 posts Modal 3 0.642 0.2212 0.0081 0 0.6144 0.6096 0 0.0056 0.1487 0.3996 0.4237 0.4189 0.6099
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Modal 4 0.217 0.0267 0.0377 0 0.6411 0.6473 0 0.0578 0.0441 0.0252 0.4814 0.463 0.6351
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Modal 5 0.212 0.036 0.0492 0 0.6771 0.6965 0 Need a job
0.0752 0.0581 0.0039 0.5566 0.5211 0.639
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Modal 6 0.196 0.029 0.0037 0 0.7061 0.7002 0 0.0057 0.0445 0.0628 0.5623 0.5655 0.7018
at 04:29 PM
Modal 7 0.119 0.0042 0.0131 0 0.7103 0.7133 0 0.007 0.0025 0.0103 0.5693 0.5681 0.7121
@EngrUzair, @waqar saleem and @BAZ
Modal 8 0.114 0.0163 0.0097 0 0.7267 0.723 0 0.0055 0.0096 0.0007 0.5747 0.5777 0.7128
can help.
Modal 9 0.108 0.0074 0.0037 0 0.734 0.7267 0 0.0022 0.0043 0.0177 0.577 0.5819 0.7305
1.318E- 2.301E-
Modal 10 0.092 0.0046 0 0.734 0.7313 0 0.0072 0.0021 0.5842 0.582 0.7326
05 05
Modal 11 0.038 0.2543 0.0002 0 0.9883 0.7315 0 0.0004 0.3844 0.0005 0.5846 0.9663 0.7331
Modal 12 0.037 0.0021 0.0009 0 0.9904 0.7324 0 0.0025 0.0032 0.5871 0.9695 0.7331

Rana Posted November 29, 2016 Report post 

 1. Increase modes from 12 to have SumRx more than 90%.


first mode is translation in x plus some torsion.

second mode is pure translation y.

third mode is torsional + x-translation.

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