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RE: Steel Beam Reinforcing

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> From: npitera(--nospam--at)mmm.com [mailto:npitera(--nospam--at)mmm.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 9:08 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Steel Beam Reinforcing
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> I thought that the initial member was around 40 overstressed, I
> don't know if
> that included the design loads or only truly existing loads. My
> point in all of
> this, if you are reinforcing a steel member, the newly composite
> member will
> share load ONLY for future loading, not for existing loads.

Great.  So, if we take a loaded member, reinforce it, add some load, what
difference does it make from a strength stand point what the stress was in
the original memeber?

Brian.


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