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Unformatted text preview: CVEG 2014 Nov 17, 2010 PROBLEM SET #10 (50 points) Problem Set #10 is due at the beginning of Lesson 41 (1 Dec 2010) 1. (25 Points) Column Design The Vice Chancellor for Athletics is looking for ways to boost support for the 2011 Razorback Football season among the local Northwest Arkansas communities. His current proposal is to construct a billboard just south of the Cato Springs Exit of I-540. The billboard will have identical (40 x 18) signs facing north- and south-bound traffic on I-540 (see Figure 1.1). 2007 ARMY FOOTBALL 18 ft. 40 ft. 2007 ARMY FOOTBALL 18 ft. 40 ft. P=20 kips Figure 1.2 Side View of Support Column w/ Load Shown Figure 1.1 Design Sketch of Proposed Billboard (Elevation View) 60 ft. P=20 kips RAZORBACK FOOTBALL 2011 60 ft. The director has asked the students of CVEG 2014 to assist with the preliminary design of the billboard, specifically in designing the column that will support the two signs. The following information is provided. The column will be fixed at the base and rise to a height of 60 feet. In accordance with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department regulations, the column will have a hollow circular cross-section with a 7 outer RADIUS . The AHTD code also requires the column to be designed using A36 Structural Steel and include a...
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