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"The solution was to cut joints where the cracks could appear that they were
planned, and epoxy inject the random cracks.  The cut (control) joints were
filled with an elastomeric sealer.  The problem was solved."

Should I assume that these were shallow joints, just superficial, so as not
to reduce the shear strength of the beam?  

"This involves intense calculations, the killing of a chicken, a full moon,
and a dart board.  (humor intended, no animals were harmed in the
preparation of this post)"

No animals were harmed?  Would that calculation really work without the

Paul Crocker