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Gail Kelley wrote:

. > Having been involved in a number of building demolitions,  it is awful 
. > hard to collapse a cast-in-place concrete building, even when you are 
. > trying.

True, even for buildings of other materials.  However, most catastrophic 
collapses occur when no one is trying to collapse the structure, and then it 
appears to occur quite easily.

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

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