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Dear Sir

At what point should we transfer from linear to non linear analysis

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Dear Priyantha

When you want to have sophisticated assessment of your structure under extreme loadings, you may need to analyze in nonlinear mode. For example how you can know about failure of a structure under earthquake effects? Under static loading you cant have such an assessment. You will need to apply extreme loadings and assume the structure being post elastic behavior.

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