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Re: Concrete - concrete friction.

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Hi Jim,
We normally use a concrete-concrete friction
coefficient of 0.5 in design.

Arvind Salecha
Bridge Engineer,

From: "Jim Getaz" <jgetaz(--nospam--at)>
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            Don DeVore wrote, "If a precast wall panel
is bearing upon
an adjacent one, one of the factors for resisting
would be the friction between the surfaces. Surely
this would be
proportional to the weight on the bearing. I'm trying
to get a picture
of the total resistance to wind load based upon
mechanical fasteners 
the horizontal bearing surfaces. Any ideas?"

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