Civil Engineering/story shear

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Hello Sir,
I am modelling a 31 floor bulding using etabs 2013, the values of story shear along X and y are different and not equal. The difference is about 500 KN. What can be the problem?
Thank u!

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Dear Batoul

What is your method of analysis? Are all factors equal in both ways : A,B, I, R ?

If you are using equivalent static method and all factors in both ways are equal, then the difference between shear in 2 ways is a matter of error.

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BEH

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