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EERI's team, in addition to having expertise to cover several other
areas/aspects, has structural engrs on it to recon & report on all types of
structures.  The team left for India Fri.

Glen


-----Original Message-----
From: frp2000 [mailto:frp2000(--nospam--at)hotmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2001 4:55 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: EQ in El Salvador


Can someone tell me if EERI or any other struct eng association has sent a
team of structural eng observers to document the damage done to or
resistance of  masonry and concrete structures in the past El Salvador /
Guatemala 6.9 event ?

jim
sci


----- Original Message -----
From: Matthew Stuart <m.stuart(--nospam--at)aespj.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Cc: <jgrieshaber(--nospam--at)cvmengineers.com>
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 7:18 AM
Subject: RE: Three-way Reinforced Concrete Floor System


> Call Scott at CRSI - 847-517-1200
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> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 9:57 AM
> To: MATTHEW STUART
> Subject: FW: Three-way Reinforced Concrete Floor System
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> From: JOG [mailto:jgrieshaber(--nospam--at)cvmengineers.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 9:29 AM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: Three-way Reinforced Concrete Floor System
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> We are in the process of evaluating an 11 story reinforced concrete
> building, constructed circa 1915.  This building was originally
constructed
> for Packard automobile manufacturing.
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> The floor system is a three-way reinforced concrete slab in an equilateral
> triangle configuration.  The system was apparently patented by David W.
> Morrow from Cleveland Ohio, around 1913.
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> We are cutting several large openings into the slab.  Does anyone have any
> experience in evaluating this kind of slab?  We are specifically looking
for
> design references.  Since it is a proprietary system, ACI has no
> information.
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> Thanks!
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