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- From: Freitag <freitag(--nospam--at)borg.com>
- Date: Mon, 09 Dec 1996 20:47:45 -0500
Shafat Qazi wrote: > > At 04:36 PM 12/9/96 -0500, you wrote: > >Dear: Recipiant, > > > > I was searching the web and looking for info about structures however I > >have found that it is very difficult to find info on wooden structures. > >You see I am in a class called principles of engineering and our current > >project is as fallows : > >- build a bridge out of wood and glue that holds 20kg > >- the bridge must span 30mm > >- the bridge must be 50mm wide > >- the bridge must have a road bed in which a matchbox car will roll > >across the entire bed if inclined at 12 degres. > >Thoes are the major requirements > > The easy part is the strength but I need To make the lightest bridge > >because most bridges will support the weight so then the lightest bridge > >will win. We will be using balsa wood. > > So here's your mission if you shall choose to except it. Inform me of > >some good webpages(I've seen SEAOC). Also if you could let me know > >about any tips you imght know. Please E-mail me @: freitag(--nospam--at)borg.com if > >you cannot fit that into your busy schedule then please foward it to > >someone who might. Thank You, Thank You Thank You > > > > > > Peter Freitag > > > > > Please send your email to Structural Engineers Association of California > (SEAOC) email list server. There are over thousand engineers subscribed to > this list. I am pretty sure you will get help. > The email address for our list server is: > seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org > > Make sure you ask them to reply directly to you. If you are not subscribed > to the list, you will not get their replies unless they reply directly to > you. If you like to subscribe to the list ( no fee ), you can do that by > following the instruction shown below. > > I hope this helps. > > Shafat Qazi, P.E. > Chair SEAOC CAC > > ... ...
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