Thursday, October 6, 2011

Re: Identify steel I-beam

        I believe you can take X-ray photographs of the column and measure the photograph.  Check with the people who do this sort of thing.
H. Daryl Richardson
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Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2011 9:24 AM
Subject: Identify steel I-beam

Fellow Engineers,
Is there a way to determine dimensions of an I-beam, encased in a square concrete column, to find its elastic properties, instead of chipping out the concrete?