4.6.1. Linear Calculation Methods

Linear calculation methods to be used within the scope of Design Based on Strength are Equivalent Earthquake Load Method , details of which are explained in 4.7 , and Modal Calculation Methods , details of which are explained in 4.8 .

4.6.2. Choosing the Calculation Method

4.6.2.1 - Any of the Modal Calculation Methods ( Mode Combination Method or Mode Addition Method ), whose details are explained in 4.8 , can be used in earthquake calculation of all buildings within the scope of this Chapter.

4.6.2.2 - Buildings to which the Equivalent Earthquake Load Method , details of which are explained in 4.7 , can be applied are given in Table 4.4