The acceleration of the ground, the mass of the structure, and the height of the mass from the ground, are the three factors that create the magnitude of the lateral seismic force. This lateral seismic force tends to overturn the walls of the building. The walls of the high-rise floors are rigid, and drop heavy torques at the base. Question If, with unrelated tendons, we apply pre-tension to a wall between, the upper ends of its sides and the foundation ground, then, it will lower torques at the base;

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