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How about a car jack?

Neil Moore, S.E.
neil moore and associates

At 09:37 AM 07/04/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>
>Jan,
>
>I cant imagine a 300 lb concentrated load per 2"x2" area which is equal to
>10800psf load to the entire floor of machinery space and a 125 psf
>additional live load. Do you mean that these are all liveload?
>Please explain further.
>
>Ellen
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jan Harris [mailto:jan(--nospam--at)libertyeng.net]
>Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 4:33 AM
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Subject: RE: ASME/ANSI A17.1 (as last revised)
>
>
>The 300# load is an applied load, concentrated on a 2"x 2" square
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ellen [mailto:eguarin(--nospam--at)escaengineers.com]
>Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 22:30
>To: Seaint
>Subject: ASME/ANSI A17.1 (as last revised)
>
>
>
>List,
>
>Im having trouble interpreting this ANSI code..... Section 100.3c - Strength
>of Floor
>
>"The floor shall be capable of sustaining a concentrated load of 300 lb
>(136kg) on any 4 in^2 (2580 mm^2) area and in addition where it constitutes
>the floor of the main or secondary level machinery space, it shall be
>designed for a liveload of not less than 125lb/ft^2 (5.98Kpa) in all open
>areas."
>
>Is the 300lb per 4sq in. a direct internal stress of concrete?
>
>Please advise.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Eleanor Guarin
>
>
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