A TEST MODEL TO COMPARE THE RESULTS BETWEEN THE COLUMNS AND WALLS ASSIGNMENT IN
ETABS. 3 MODELS CREATED WITH DIFFERENT VERTICAL ELEMENTS AS DESCRIBED BELOW
Test 1

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Test 2

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Test 3

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CONCLUSION: ITS PREFERRED TO ASSIGN THE COLUMNS IF THEIR RATIO IS > 4 AS WALLS