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Dynamic Analysis - What type of structure requires a dynamic analysis?

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The subject of what type of analysis is appropriate for a particular structure is not covered by material standards such as the AISC Specification, but rather in ASCE 7.
It could be argued that all structures behave dynamically to some extent when subjected to loads or displacements. Typically, however, the loads and displacements we address in building design are applied slowly enough that a static analysis is justified.Blast loading is one exception to this. The decision as to what type of analysis is appropriate for a specific application is left to the responsible design professional.
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