Accession Number : AD0021259

Title :   EVALUATION OF A 20-FT BY 48-FT STRAIGHT-SIDED, ARCH ROOF, PREFABRICATED METAL BUILDING, NORTHERN TYPE, MANUFACTURED BY THE GREAT LAKES STEEL CORPORATION, STRAN-STEEL DIVISION

Descriptive Note : Final memo.

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

Personal Author(s) : MASON,W.R. ; SCHROEDER,J.E.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1953

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This building was evaluated to determine its adequacy for advanced-base use. The evaluation included a study of packaging and crating; erection; weathertightness; and structural adequacy for specified snow, wind, and floor loadings. The building can be packaged for overseas shipment in 230.4 cu ft with a gross weight of 10,010 lb. Erection of the building can be accomplished in 164.9 man-hr, using a 5-man team. The building is essentially watertight, structurally adequate for the specified loading.

Descriptors :   OVERSEAS, PACKAGING, SHIPPING, SNOW, WEIGHT.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE