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"Games"? There are "games"? (My college team has I think one win, and my 
NFL team only two, with a nine-game losing streak. I dozed off weeks ago).

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Joseph Grill Sent: Friday, November 22, 2013 8:16 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Strut and Tie

My reply to Bill was pretty quick. After I sent the reply I thought I might 
 have seen something in the "notes". I'll have to pull it off the shelf 
tomorrow after my nap and between the games On Nov 22, 2013 6:36 PM, "Yang, 
 Frank" <Frank.Yang(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Bill/Joe,
> Several references come to mind:
> Prestressed Concrete Structures - Michael P. Collins/Denis Mitchell,
> Prentice Hall Toward a Consistent Design of Structural Concrete -
> Schlalch/Schafer/Jennewein, PCI Journal/May-June 1987
> The above two references went over some basic concept of strut and tie
> model.  Essentially, if you can replace your concrete structural
> elements with an equivalent truss, where compression member (strut)
> made of concrete and tension member (tie) made of reinforcing steel.
> If you can get the static work out, and the reinforcement is properly
> anchored at the node, you are done.

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