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## Homework Statement

A half-full water tank mounted on the top of a building is modelled as shown below. Find the shear force it can produce?

m = 500 kg

k = 1000 N/m

model: https://app.box.com/s/qke2kbwag2mp9a23kkqq

## Homework Equations

Transfer Matrix Method:

Point & Field Matrices: https://app.box.com/s/0gmyi1hqaecp1hfjd3f3

Rearranged model: https://app.box.com/s/nycu9csciavufusnlnfz

## The Attempt at a Solution

I'm unsure if I should use this method; find T (period of oscillation), use T to find force 'F'.

working 1: https://app.box.com/s/he5ji206c1c8s76lrf09

Or if I should use 'Transfer Matrix Method'. If I should use this method, how should I start?