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Bill Polhemus wrote:

>>But the metal buildings folks try to engineer down to the gnat's arse. They
want every ounce of steel out of their designs they can get, and so they want
to know the difference between the equivalent pressures at "discontinuities"
like corners and eaves, and that at the center of the structure.<<

True, True, and when the winds blow, there are pounds of steel out of their 
designs!

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona

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