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Steve Clayton wrote:

> Dr. Troglodyte wrote:
>
>
> > Dr. Smith writes (page 230):
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”Summarizing, in the
> > early start, late start, or optimal scenarios, the total
> labor
> > expended on the project is 33.7 million labor-days. These
> > scenarios imply that a maximum labor force was
> probably
> > in the range of 30,000 to 40,000 workers. It could have been
> > as low as 26,000 and most likely did not exceed
> > 43,000.”
> > [Emphasis mine]
> >
> >
> >

> >
> > Chart Copyright Credits: Craig B. Smith and Stuart Ockman
> >
> >
> >
> > Dr. Troglodyte
>
> Hi Dr. Troglodyte,
>
> Yes, mainstream Hollywood has toned down their ridiculous
> 100,000 men to 26,000 - 30,000 labors, which fits within Dr.
> Mark Lehner archaeological findings. Dr. Lehner also tried to
> explain the building process, as they attempted to build a
> small pyramid on NOVA. I find NOVA far more trustworthy, as to
> data checking.
>
> That being said, the chart shows the work force required, and
> not the logistics involved. Of all the people here on the
> message board, you have a broad command of knowledge. Can you
> show me how you put 20,000 men pulling stones up a spiral ramp
> on Khufu's pyramid? As I pointed out in the introduction, it
> requires a minimum of 16-20 feet per in-line
> stone pulling.
>
> If you like the spiral ramp theory, I will calculate it into
> Sketchup and post it.
> Personally, I don't believe 6 men can even pull a 2.5 ton stone
> up a grade. Additionally, the more shallow grades/levels you
> design, the longer the distance becomes. If one team
> stops...the whole operation stops.
>
> I have never been able to get the math to work.



Hello Steve Clayton:

Dr. Smith addresses many of your concerns and questions in his book. While this Work does not contain all of the answers one might desire, it does offer a professionally recognized approach to achieve real-world plausible solutions from a seasoned expert in large scale project management. Dr. Smith’s exercise is for the serious student, and he ’does the math’.



Dr. Troglodyte




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Mankind: The Story of All of Us 388 Steve Clayton 28-Jan-15 20:34
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 212 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Jan-15 21:23
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 124 cladking 28-Jan-15 22:19
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 140 Steve Clayton 28-Jan-15 22:29
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Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 123 Steve Clayton 28-Jan-15 22:57
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 161 k_mand 30-Jan-15 22:29
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 211 cladking 31-Jan-15 01:35
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 120 Steve Clayton 31-Jan-15 04:16
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 138 Steve Clayton 28-Jan-15 22:35
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 217 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Jan-15 23:21
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 165 cladking 29-Jan-15 02:28
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 171 Corpuscles 29-Jan-15 03:04
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 126 Eddie Larry 29-Jan-15 03:17
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 168 Steve Clayton 29-Jan-15 15:41
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 133 cladking 29-Jan-15 16:15
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 156 Steve Clayton 29-Jan-15 17:45
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 179 Steve Clayton 29-Jan-15 19:53
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 152 cladking 29-Jan-15 20:01
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 163 Steve Clayton 29-Jan-15 20:44
Just open your eyes and realize the way it's always been. 161 cladking 29-Jan-15 22:10
Re: Just open your eyes and realize the way it's always been. 167 Steve Clayton 30-Jan-15 14:36
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Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 172 Sandru 30-Jan-15 16:32
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 121 Steve Clayton 30-Jan-15 17:15
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 189 Sandru 31-Jan-15 05:02
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 142 Steve Clayton 31-Jan-15 11:19
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Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 146 Steve Clayton 01-Feb-15 22:07
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 118 Sandru 02-Feb-15 16:52
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 153 Steve Clayton 02-Feb-15 18:14
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 99 cladking 02-Feb-15 19:19
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 122 Steve Clayton 02-Feb-15 19:33
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Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 199 Steve Clayton 02-Feb-15 19:51
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 223 Sandru 07-Feb-15 00:16
Re: Mankind: The Story of All of Us 130 Steve Clayton 07-Feb-15 01:23
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