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Title: RE: Redundancy & Robustness - Do you have pictures?

Charlie
Have you looked in the EQIIS image database at NISEE?
As I recall, Coalinga EQ, particularly the feedlot, provided many examples of light metal buildings and structures that did not collapse despite large displacements.

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From: Carter, Charlie [mailto:carter(--nospam--at)aisc.org]
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 18:49
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'; 'steel-detail(--nospam--at)yahoogroups.com'
Subject: Redundancy & Robustness - Do you have pictures?

> Hi all,
>
> I am looking for good pictures of steel structures displaying evidence of
> reserve strength or resilience otherwise unanticipated in design. I've
> heard many stories in dinner conversations, some after a few drinks, of
> remarkable examples. One I remember was about an old paper mill building
> so redundant, it stood operation for several years despite a column with 4
> ft of its base corrosively eaten away. Mind you, I'm not necessarily
> looking for every example to be as spectacular as that one.
>
> If you know of a good example that fits the bill, I'd love to hear about
> it. If you have pictures or know where I can find them, that's even
> better! Please share any information you care to with me. My coordinates
> are:
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>     carter(--nospam--at)aisc.org
>     312/670-5414 voice
>     312/644-4226 fax
>     AISC, One East Wacker Drive, Suite 3100, Chicago, IL 60601
>
> Thanks in advance for anything you can provide.
>
> Regards,
> Charlie
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