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FYI – I found technical info on the HH Robertson website for the FK “deck”

 

Matthew Stuart

Pennoni Associates Inc.

Office 215-222-3000 x7895

Mobile 908-309-8657

http://www.pennoni.com | mstuart(--nospam--at)pennoni.com

 

From: Stuart, Matthew [mailto:MStuart(--nospam--at)Pennoni.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 5:25 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: FW: Question on a historical structural component

 

Any insights to the referenced 1940’s system?

 

Matthew Stuart

Pennoni Associates Inc.

Office 215-222-3000 x7895

Mobile 908-309-8657

http://www.pennoni.com | mstuart(--nospam--at)pennoni.com

 

From: Burt, Randy [mailto:rburt(--nospam--at)Dewberry.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 5:03 PM
To: Stuart, Matthew
Subject: Question on a historical structural component

 

 

Mr. Stuart,

 

A colleague of mine was aware of an ASCE webinar you conducted titled “Antiquated Structural Systems”.  Our firm is currently engaged in a remodeling effort to an existing school.  This is a REVIT project and in attempting to model the existing structure we have come across a couple of callouts on the original plans (circa 1947) that we are not familiar with. 

 

In one location, the verbiage “FK 10-10 @ 18.5 #/sf Cellular Steel Beams” is used and in another area “FK 18-18 @ 6.7 #/sf Cellular Steel Beams” is used.

 

In a section they appear to be displaying a member with a top and bottom flange supporting a 2” concrete slab with the verbiage “FK Type Inverted (See Plan for Type)”.

 

These drawings appear to have been prepared by Cletis R Foley, Architect – Engineer (Peoria, IL).

 

Would you have any idea what this might be?

 

 

Randy A. Burt, SE, PE

Structural Engineer

PSA-Dewberry

401 SW Water Street, Ste. 701

Peoria, IL   61602-1530

309.282.8167 direct

309.282.8001 fax

www.dewberry.com

 

 




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