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a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness.
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Meeting legislated performance standards; “beyond compliance” means voluntarily exceeding those standards.
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compliancesee TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.
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The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.
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certificate of compliance
A document issued by the responsible governmental authority stating that all of a building, or any designated portion thereof, complies with all provisions of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.
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complianceConforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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