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Wow!
It is actually the second time you have agreed with Bill in the last couple of weeks! What's next? A Kennedy marrying a repulican? Sounds like something from an Arnold movie!

Reza Dashti
Vancouver, BC

From: "David Fisher" <dfisher(--nospam--at)fpse.com>
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Subject: RE: Engineering Spec
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 09:39:21 -0500

I think Bill is correct.



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From: Polhemus, Bill [mailto:BPolhemus(--nospam--at)wje.com]
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 9:38 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Engineering Spec



What is the context? Are you working for a metal building manufacturer?



My first impression would be that it means not to have a non-prismatic
portion at the end of the beam (at the connection).



For example, see this link:



http://ois.nist.gov/nistpubs/technipubs/recent/search.cfm?dbibid=8430



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From: dave lowen [mailto:jatech(--nospam--at)kwic.com]
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 9:16 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Engineering Spec



List



I have a clause in a spec. that states 'Beam to column moment connections
shall not be designed with a haunch unless otherwise noted on the drawings."



Can someone define 'haunch'?



This project is in Texas if that makes a difference.



Regards,

Dave Lowen

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