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Unformatted text preview: University of California at Berkeley CEE 120: Structural Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Spring 2005 Midterm 1 02/23/05, 502 Davis Hall, 2 hours Name Problem Points Maximum 1 20 2 20 3 20 4 20 5 20 total 100 Honor Pledge: I have neither give nor received aid during this examination, nor have I concealed any violation of the Honor Code. Problem 1: (20%) The building shown below is 200 feet long (the length is not shown). It has 8 stories and a roof above the large entryway. Each story and the roof have a 6-inch thick reinforced concrete slab. Additional dead weight of the ceilings, flooring, and permanent partitions is 30 pounds per square foot on each of the 8 floors and the roof. The foundation is a pair of 26x200-foot reinforced concrete mats at the ground level, as shown. Compute the value of the uniform wind pressure w acting on the side of the building as shown at the moment when uplift is just about to occur at point A. Neglect the actual depth of theat the moment when uplift is just about to occur at point A....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course CE 13972 taught by Professor Chow during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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