Monthly Archives: June 2013

Herbert Floss was late to the party

The mysterious Herbert Floss is said to have been the expert behind the incredible (literally) performance of the Treblinka cremations. He used a specialized system of arranging the fat and thin bodies to ensure optimal combustion. Floss’ innovations are dated … Continue reading

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Bending of rails in the Reinhardt cremation facilities: yield strength analysis

Update (5/14): This post was based on assuming yield strength values of 50 ksi and maximum bending stress of 24 ksi, based on the values for structural steel. It’s come to my attention that the values for rail steel may … Continue reading

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