Regards, Harold Sprague
Subject: FW: Question on a historical structural component
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 21:25:15 +0000
Any insights to the referenced 1940's system?
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From: Burt, Randy [mailto:rburt@Dewberry.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 5:03 PM
To: Stuart, Matthew
Subject: Question on a historical structural component
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
401 SW Water Street, Ste. 701
Peoria, IL 61602-1530
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