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i was assuming you had given a fix...

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)> wrote:
Curing doesn't improve deflection, or vibration, or durability, or ...
Structural engineering is the art of molding materials
we don't wholly understand, into shapes we can't fully
analyze, so as to withstand forces we can't really assess,
in such a way that the community at large has no reason
to suspect the extent of our ignorance."   ...Jim Amrhein

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 10:27 AM, David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)> wrote:
I guess the concrete needs time for curing, and the concrete sub needs time for healing...

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)> wrote:
And right before a 3 day weekend.....

Stan Caldwell wrote:
Elevated one-way P/T slab designed for 7" thickness.  ACI 117 has a tolerance of -0.25 in.  Measured thickness as constructed of 6.00" to 6.50", with parts of the slab as thin as 5.13".  This is an area of about 3,000 sf in a parking structure on a tight schedule, where all surfaces will be visually exposed.  A decision will be made manana.


The goal of every engineer is to retire

without getting blamed for a major

catastrophe!                      ...Dilbert


On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:49 PM, Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)> wrote:
So what happened at the jobsite?


David Topete, SE

David Topete, SE