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>From: Bill Polhemus <polhemus(--nospam--at)>
>To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)'" <seaint(--nospam--at)>
>Subject: RE: Trailer design
>Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 15:25:33 -0500
>On the face of it, I'd say this would be outside the purview of MOST =
>structural engineers.  May be a matter of interpretation, but this =
>sounds more like a mechanical engineer's responsibility.

I agree! 
FS to ultimate resistance is = 6!  ASME has codes for it, not the 
business of a structural engineer like in this group.
Jose Diez PE

>We have been approached by a local client who wants to manufacture=20
>utility trailers.  His insurance company wants an engineer to rate 
them. =
> Is there any regulations or codes involving the design of trailers?  =
>pitfall or traps to worry about?

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