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In a message dated 11/9/2000 6:31:49 PM Pacific Standard Time,
george(--nospam--at) writes:

<< Go much over 12 feet and you may no longer have a rigid pole with respect
the soil.  I believe that the 12 feet came out of the original tests done by
the Billboard industry.  I will push the equation for large piers but not by

Thanks, but the question was why Enercalc doesn't limit d to 12 feet when
calculating the soil pressure.

Oshin Tosounian, S.E.
Los Angeles, CA