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Re: Hexagonal Foundation Pedestal for Vessels, Stacks, Etc.

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Might be stretching the code a bit, but how about a circular "wall" maybe 
18" thick with two curtains of vertical reinforcing and circular ties 
(horizontal reinforcing). Center the wall under your stack wall. The remainder 
 is fill



Joseph Grill

> On Sep 30, 2014, at 4:36 PM, Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> I'd looked at that. Looking again gave me another idea.
> How about Fig. R10.4? I could consider the bearing area under the grout 
> pad (about 3-4" greater than the width of the base ring) as A1 in that 
> Figure, and then use 1% of A2 for my minimum vertical reinforcement area. 
> Must make sure the reinforcement occurs within the footprint of A2.
> This would also work together with the concept outlined in 10.8.3.
> William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
> 5
>> On Sep 30, 2014, at 1:29 PM, Joseph Gmail <jrgrill55(--nospam--at)> wrote:
>> Bill,
>> Kinda think I understand what you are asking. I only have an '05 ACI code 
>> in front of me, but check the commentary to 10.8.2 through 10.8.4?  Not

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