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The three-story building structure shown below has rigid electrical equipment supported on non-ductile porcelain insulators that provide anchorage to the structure. Identical equipment is located at the base and at the roof of the building.

Seismic Design Category D

SDS = 1.1

lp = 1.0

Wp = 10 kips

Find the design lateral seismic force

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The correct answer is A (2.93 kips)

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