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Structure Mass for Flexible Diaphragm Modelling

When calculating the Structure Mass; structural geometry, element section sizes and external loads present in the structure are taken into consideration.

In the example below, the Structure Mass Calculation will be made in a project where a flexible diaphragm is accepted.

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Self weight of floor column beams and curtains


No Fixed (G) and Live (Q) Loads transferred from the floor to beams and curtains


Lift curtain G loading Axial forces


Lift curtain Q Loading Axial Forces



Axial forces of columns loading G


Axial forces of columns loading Q


Floor G and Q loads shown in floor parameters

Floor weights printed on the Floor General Information report


Storey masses used in dynamic analysis


Building weight and free mass of the building printed in earthquake parameters in reports


Build total mass printed in the Vibration Mode qualification check

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