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RE: Falling Debris Impact Load

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This can be a complex problem.  A basic approach is given in "Design of
Welded Structures" by Omer Blodgett, Lincoln Arc Welding, Section 2.8

Ed Marshall, PE
Simons Engineering

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	RonR908326(--nospam--at) [SMTP:RonR908326(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Friday, August 21, 1998 2:33 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject:	Falling Debris Impact Load
> I'm looking for information on designing a temporary "lid" to protect
> a sidewalk from falling debris (accidental, about the size and weight
> of a dozen common bricks falling 20 feet).
> Ron Roberts
> RonR908326(--nospam--at)AOL.COM