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This may seem conservative but I think this is the easiest and fastest way to do it.
 
ASQuilalaJr., P.E.
 
In a message dated 12/30/05 7:08:03 A.M. Pacific Standard Time, smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu writes:
Or one could just take the conservative route and
just check a "hypothetical" situation by using the maximums of all the
primary members forces (i.e. maximum axial load plus maximum moments) even
if those maximums occur at different locations along the length of hte
member.