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Re: 1950's era timber properties

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Sure...I bet it is JUST waiting for its chance to go on Social Security!
<grin>

I will now try to be serious and say that I agree...I would use the values
from the current or reasonably current NDS, especially if you are going to
"check" with the current (or reasonably current) NDS equations/provisions.

Regards,

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Fri, 3 Feb 2006 bcainse(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> Just a dumb question, but does the beam really know it was "manufactured" in 1950?
>
> Bill Cain, S.E.
> Berkeley CA
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eli Grassley <elig(--nospam--at)psm-engineers.com>
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Sent: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 16:58:34 -0800
> Subject: 1950's era timber properties
>
>
> Can someone give me a ballpark value for bending stress in an 8x14 beam.  Assume DF#1.  Manufactured in 1950.
>
> thanks
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Eli S. Grassley, PE
> PETERSON, STREHLE, MARTINSON, INC.
> CONSULTING ENGINEERS
>
>

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