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I would be curious what you use Roark's for. My copy has sit on my shelf for
a while (I'm not telling how long). I've pulled it out a few times when I
was in a bind and in no case did I find what I need.

There are better places to put $85 IMO.

Regards,

Bill Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)
ALLEN DESIGNS
Laguna Niguel, CA
http://www.AllenDesigns.com

||-----Original Message-----
||From: Sherman, William [mailto:ShermanWC(--nospam--at)cdm.com]
||Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 2:22 PM
||To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
||Subject: RE: engineering books
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||I think that Roark's book is an excellent reference to have
||for structural
||engineers.
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||> -----Original Message-----
||> From: seaint-return(--nospam--at)seaint.org [mailto:seaint-return(--nospam--at)seaint.org]
||> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 2:11 PM
||> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
||> Subject: engineering books
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||> I have seen some people mention Roark's Stress and Strain
||> formulas book.  A
||> typical price around the internet is around $85.00.
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||> Is this book worth it?
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||> If one doesn't like backwards d's and funny s's, what other
||> books do you
||> structural engineers feel are invaluable?
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||> Thank you in advance to anyone who responds.
||>
||> david adie
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