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Re: [SEAOC] ASD or LRFD?

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>On Tue, 9 Apr 1996, Marlou B. Rodriguez wrote:
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>> Here in the Architectural Engineering Department of Cal Poly, San 
luis 
>> Obispo, we are learning the ASD method.  The reason that was given 
to us 
>> is that everyone is already using the ASD and the faculty does not 
think 
>> that it is worth the time and money to learn a new method in the 
design 
>> of steel.
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>well, here at UCLA, we are taught LRFD because it's the direction, our 

>professor believes, the industry is headed.  Progress is often made 
with 
>the resistance of the majority, but if not even the new generation of 
>engineers are taught the new methods, then I guess we do need to wait 
>"another 20 years or so" to move forward.  
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>John Sun
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>But, is it progress. Right now it seems more like moving sideways than 
forward.
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