How important are the structural formulas?
I’ve been studying from the Kaplan 4.0 materials. Ive studied all of the 4.0 books except Building Systems, and I’m more than halfway through Structures. The seismic stuff is really hard for me to get through. How important is it to memorize all of these formulas? I understand the main concepts of the chapters, but the formulas are getting to be a lot.
For what it’s worth, I have over a decade of work under my belt, so I have some decent experience with a fair amount of these books, but getting through all of the Kaplans and Ballast books is taking forever...

Josh,
I'm going to put this all in caps for dramatic effect:
DO NOT OVERSTUDY STRUCTURAL FORMULAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Please notice the additional exclamation points as well.
Memorizing how to calculate base shear, or sizing a beam will yield little return on investment on these exams.
If I could come over to your place and rip out all the structural formula pages in the Ballast book I would.
Hope that helps!
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