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ISRN Civil Engineering
Volume 2011, Article ID 582426, 16 pages
Research Article

Variability and Accuracy of Target Displacement from Nonlinear Static Procedures

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0353, USA

Received 13 December 2010; Accepted 19 January 2011

Academic Editors: R. Jangid, S. Pantazopoulou, and I. Takewaki

Copyright © 2011 Rakesh K. Goel. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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