Subject: RE: Reverse Camber (was: RE: Long cracks in
From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 17:44:48 -0600
The cracks did not reduce the shear strength.
The chicken was based on empirical studies. A research grant would be
required to evaluate a vegetarian calculation.
Harold O. Sprague
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Crocker [SMTP:paulc(--nospam--at)ckcps.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 5:31 PM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: RE: Reverse Camber (was: RE: Long cracks in
> "The solution was to cut joints where the cracks could appear that they
> planned, and epoxy inject the random cracks. The cut (control) joints
> filled with an elastomeric sealer. The problem was solved."
> Should I assume that these were shallow joints, just superficial, so as
> to reduce the shear strength of the beam?
> "This involves intense calculations, the killing of a chicken, a full
> 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