Solution to Problem 539 | Floor Framing

Problem 539
Timbers 12 inches by 12 inches, spaced 3 feet apart on centers, are driven into the ground and act as cantilever beams to back-up the sheet piling of a coffer dam. What is the maximum safe height of water behind the dam if water weighs = 62.5 lb/ft3 and ( fb )max = 1200 psi?
 

Solution 539

 
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