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It is difficult to produce the exact critical loads for such irregular situations, but the formulae offer good approximations for the basic critical loads, where h is the storey height at ground floor level (or at any other level where local shear is considered). 2). Fig. 6 Shear mode situations, a) Local shear, b) global shear. 34), the analysis is carried out exactly as described in the previous sections. 20)], where Fcr,X, Fcr,Y and Fcr,ϕ are to be substituted for Ncr,X, Ncr,Y and Ncr,ϕ. The smallest root of the equation is the global critical load.

7, the first natural frequencies of the equivalent column in the principal planes are obtained from © 2000 Karoly A. 53) The mode shapes for the first three modes are shown in Fig. 10. Studies of the elastic response of multistorey buildings indicate that for most buildings the fundamental mode contributes about 80%, while the second and third modes about 15% of the total response [Fintel, 1974]. 51) show that the value of the lateral frequencies depends on three factors: the height, the lateral stiffness and the weight of the building.

3 Critical load parameter α. © 2000 Karoly A. 2 Critical load parameter α © 2000 Karoly A. 16) shows that the most important characteristics that influence the values of the basic critical loads are: • • • • the height of the building, the bending stiffnesses of the bracing system, the warping stiffness of the bracing system, the radius of gyration. The sway critical loads are in direct proportion to the bending stiffnesses of the bracing system and in inverse proportion to the square of the height of the building.

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