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Re: Lateral Load Due to Foot-Traffic

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Yep...the good ol' "sling-shot, stair run".  Done it myself in my distance
days as a student (for both going up and down the stairs).  Now, as I am
fat and lazy, it is more like "stop and catch my breath so that I don't
have a heart attack" method.  ;-)

Adrian, MI

On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Charley Hamilton wrote:

> I've seen students here turn corners by hanging onto the railing
> and levering their weight around the corner as they jog down the
> stairs.  You could consider that loading as well/instead.

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