To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Distributed Floor Loads
From: "Jones, Mark A" <Mark.A.Jones(--nospam--at)jacobs.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 11:25:55 -0400
If this is the only thing in the room I'd use Option 2. I always check
wheels, stanchions, etc. for punching shear. Rarely, do they control but in
a couple of cases they did in a big way.
> -Mitchell J. Sklar [mailto:MJS(--nospam--at)bala.com] wrote:
> What is the general rule or any published documents about checking an
> existing floor for new loads.
> Option 2 3765# / [(18+45+18)*(18+32+18)]/144 = 98.4 psf (better)
> How much area can I spread my new units out? 1 ft, 2ft?
> Okay, now here is the twist, the Battery Cabinet is supported by 8
> wheels @ 471#. How would you handle the concentrated stress?
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