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Sir,

Q1. How can I apply first mode load pattern in ETABS v9.7. If possible please give a screen shot of the form of ETABS.

Q2. How can I extend the pushover curve (V vs. D) upto failure in ETABS by changing parameters?

Answer
Dear Debasish

1- you shall define a loading profile which is your desired earthquake loading.In push over the software intensify the loading step by step.

2- you shall define a target displacement. The software will drive the process untill your target being reached.

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beh

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