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On Nov 23, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Andrew Kester, PE wrote:

After reading Chistopher Wright's structural analysis Bible/Aesop/Greek Myth allegory, I am even more intimidated of seismic analyisis, 3D modeling, FEA, etc...
No need. Just make yourself a little placard with the following to serve as a meditation.

'FEA is only a tool, not a solution.
It doesn't think and it doesn't design.
It doesn't do what I mean, just what I say.
If I poke a tiger in the ass with the FEA stick, I'm the one who gets eaten.'

I am definitely staying in Florida.....  Alligators are easier to avoid then tigers anyway.
Not in Florida. When was the last time you heard about someone fishing a tiger out of his swimming pool?

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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