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Re: Check out this structural connection

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Actually, I think it is a sculpture.  Can't imagine anything connected to it.

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona


Padmanabhan Rajendran wrote:

It is hard for me to believe this to be real joint. Is
it a computer modified photograph? Or am I being dumb?

Rajendran
--- Cliff Schwinger <cliffws(--nospam--at)home.com> wrote:
> I've seen some complicated structural steel
> connections over the years -
> but I think I just found a photo of one that wins
> the "Grand Prize" in
> the "complicated connections department" - check
> this out:
>
> http://www.smi-owen.com/images/Node.jpg
>
> My "hat is off" to the detailer who figured out the
> geometry of this
> thing, and to the workers who were able to fabricate
> it!
>
> Clifford Schwinger

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