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RE: Car Crash Loads

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Up here in the Northwest, slugs en mass are a force to be reckoned with! In engineering, it is the unit of mass in the fps system to which a pound force can impart an acceleration of one foot per second per second.

Steve Smith, P.E.
Systems Stress
(425) 294-7681
M/S 02-56


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> From: 	Greg Smith[SMTP:strusup(--nospam--at)gte.net]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Sent: 	Thursday, February 25, 1999 10:58 AM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	Re: Car Crash Loads
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> Slugs are force in the ft.,lbs.,sec. system like Newtons are force in the
> MKS system.
>                                                             Greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chanel1096(--nospam--at)aol.com <Chanel1096(--nospam--at)aol.com>
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Date: Thursday, February 25, 1999 10:40 AM
> Subject: Re: Car Crash Loads
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> 
> >>I got 3,388,000 slugs.
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> >Slugs is mass correct?
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> >-Bill King
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