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Himat,
I would appreciate a copy also.  I just got a job
on Tues to check an existing floor over a basement
for fork-lift traffic.  Certainly was a timely
thread.  TIA
Gary

On 17 Nov 2004 at 10:54, Himat Solanki wrote:

> Rich,
> 
> The book has four different methods:
> 
> 1. Heteyi Design Method
> 2. Westergaard Design method
> 3. Meyerhof Design method
> 4. Euro Code2 Design Method
> These methods do consider heavy load
> Please let me know your fax or mailing address.
> 
> Himat
> 
> >>> rlewistx(--nospam--at)juno.com 11/17/2004 10:32:39 AM >>>
> Himat,
> 
> Thanks for your response.  I really appreciate your input.  Is the
> article "Concrete Industrial Ground Floor" B" R.C. Deacon one that
> illustrates how to design floor slabs for heavy loads?  If so, is it
> much different from the PCA method outlined in Ringo's text?  Is it
> something that could be emailed to me?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Rich
> 
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 08:31:03 -0500 "Himat Solanki"
> <hsolanki(--nospam--at)scgov.net>
> writes:
> > The technical information is a published document.
> > 
> > "Concrete Industrial Ground Floor" B" R.C. Deacon 
> > Concrete Society Technical Report 34, The Concrete Society/ British
> > Industrial Truck Association/ Storage Equipment Manufactures
> > Association, London, England, 1988
> > 
> > I hope the Similar Assocoiations may have published these types of
> > data in the U.S. and I hope you may have information we I don't.
> > 
> > I would like to have the information what you have. Kindly please
> > send me. I will pay the cost or let me know the address I will get 
> > it.
> > 
> > Himat
> > 
> > 
> > >>> jkilgore(--nospam--at)leok.com 11/16/2004 6:28:45 PM >>>
> > I believe I was wrong and Gail was right - I didn't even consider
> > the possibility of solid wheels.  And I drove a forklift with solid
> > wheels at a part-time job in college.
> > 
> > 11MPa x 1.4 (cornering) = 15.4MPa = 2,233 psi!!!
> > 
> > Talk about pressure...  I don't think Jim-Bob's standard 3,000 psi
> > slab mix will work in this application :)
> > 
> > ---
> > Jason Kilgore
> > Leigh & O'Kane, LLC
> > Kansas City, Missouri
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Himat Solanki [mailto:hsolanki(--nospam--at)scgov.net] 
> > > Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 1:42 PM
> > > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org 
> > > Subject: RE: High Tire Pressure on Concrete slab
> > > 
> > > Average contact pressure:
> > > 
> > > 1. 30 kN Counterbalance lift truck                        2.4  
> > N/mm2
> > > 2. 20 kN Reach Trucl                                   5.6
> > > N/mm2
> > > 3. 20 kN Pallet Truck                                   
> > 11.0
> > > N/mm2
> > > 
> > > Please include the dynamic multiplication factor
> > > 
> > > a. Braking                  1.3
> > > b.cornering                1.4
> > > c. Acceleration           1.1
> > > d. uneven surface       1.2
> > > 
> > > If you plan to use Wstergaard equations, please consider fatigue
> > factor
> > > of 2  to withstand an infinite number of  load repetition.
> > > 
> > > Himat
> > > 
> > 
> > 
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