# Engineering

Your company has been retained to start steel erection for a project. The steel will be delivered on an 18-wheel flat-bed truck and then lifted into place. You will have a crane on site, a Grove GMK 5175 all-terrain crane and you will be lifting with steel chains. The crane is a 175 Ton telescoping crane and the crane will be sitting on Type B soil. The steel delivery consists of 48 pieces of W18x65 structural steel, Grade A 36, broken down as follows and delivered in 12 bundles of 4 pieces each.13 pieces - 25 long17 pieces -50 long18 pieces 15 longBased on the above, answer the following questions:a. Neglecting the weight of the truck, what is the total weight of the steel load?b. Assuming that the steel will be bundled and lifted as follows, calculate the weight of each of the lifts4 pieces of 15 feet long, W18x65 Weight_______________________4 pieces of 50 feet long, W18x65 Weight_______________________ 4 pieces of 25 feet long, W18x65 Weight_______________________c. With the soil conditions noted above,Will the crane be able to safely lift the heaviest lift? i. Yes ii. No d. What will be the maximum amount or load that can be lifted by this crane using the boom length of 155 feet?