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Old 20th June 2012, 01:29 PM   #5577
Major_Tom
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Originally Posted by LSSBB View Post
"About" is not "equals"

The interior of the building is a pretty large weight. It's already there.

The penthouse and surrounding area collapsed first. Therefore the leverage HAS to exist because the interior is connected to the exterior.

Got some more lies? Bring 'em on!
Absolutely, the perimeter is responding to the core:




But, to be consistent, you will also have to admit that contradicts the NIST conception of collapse initiation. Here are the 2 models they present:


youtube video link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNEKt...layer_embedded

of which they say, and I am not kidding: “the global collapse analyses matched the observed behavior reasonably well.”

Direct quote.

There is a lot of blame to go around. There is no point focusing only on C7.
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