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Whoa, now that is a test specimen!  Good luck.

 

Tom

 

From: Stuart, Matthew [mailto:mStuart(--nospam--at)cmxengineering.com]
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 08:39
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Water Bag Load Testing

 

100 to 200 PSF, but the area involved is huge – 200,000 SF – 60x60 chunks at a time.

 

D. Matthew Stuart, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, SECB

Senior Project Manager

Structural Department

Associate

CMX

200 Route 9

Manalapan, NJ 07726

732-577-9000 (Ext. 1285)

908-309-8657 (Cell)

732-298-9441 (Fax)

mstuart(--nospam--at)CMXEngineering.com

 


From: Tom Skaggs [mailto:tom.skaggs(--nospam--at)apawood.org]
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 10:24 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Water Bag Load Testing

 

Sorry, I can’t provide you any help, but I’m curious what magnitude of the pressures you are trying to apply?

 

Tom

 

 

Thomas D. Skaggs, Ph.D., P.E.

Manager, Product Evaluation

APA

7011 S. 19th Street

Tacoma, WA 98466

253-620-7479 (office)

253-620-7235 (fax)

tom.skaggs(--nospam--at)apawood.org

www.apawood.org

 

 

 

From: Stuart, Matthew [mailto:mStuart(--nospam--at)cmxengineering.com]
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 06:36
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Water Bag Load Testing

 

I am looking for any contacts you may have for contractors in the US that are capable of using water bags for load testing of an existing structure.

 

Thanks

 

D. Matthew Stuart, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, SECB

Senior Project Manager

Structural Department

Associate

CMX

200 Route 9

Manalapan, NJ 07726

732-577-9000 (Ext. 1285)

908-309-8657 (Cell)

732-298-9441 (Fax)

mstuart(--nospam--at)CMXEngineering.com

Adjunct Professor

P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Masters of Structural Engineering Program

Room 405

Fritz Lab

Lehigh University

13 East Packer Avenue

Bethlehem, PA 18015

dms308(--nospam--at)lehigh.edu