# Poetry May 2022

Posted in memory of Freda Laura Ozio [6th grade teacher at Groves Elementary, 1961]. She often read poetry to us after lunch. Surprising what one can learn when left to the whim of the teacher. https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LRN7-35V/freda-laura-hays-1917-2007

# Pipe Stress Calculus May 2022

More Detail Imagine this elementary problem in pipe stress: design an otherwise straight run of pipe in a pipe rack utilizing an ‘expansion loop’, Now, minimize the size of the loop. This problem presents two independent variables (length and width) and one objective, minimizing overall pipe length. There are likely a handful of loop sizes that […]

# Excel — Taming of the Shapes with PyXLL May 2022

Shear and Moment Diagram The above shows the shear and moment diagram for a propped cantilever. The leancrew link has a full explanation of the mechanics involved. https://leancrew.com/all-this/2015/08/super/ Examples of use in my structural engineering Python, PyXLL, and Pyside2 Nov 2021 Wind and Fire-proofing Dec 2017