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- Subject: [SEAOC] Re: [SEAOC] Future Seismic Codes in United States
- From: IteUrsi(--nospam--at)gnn.com (Franklin Lew)
- Date: Mon, 03 Jun 1996 08:22:38
Frank McClure, Nice to hear from you. Your comments on ASD, and those from responders to the ASD/LRFD survey which showed overwhelming preference for ASD, confirms the old saying that there's nothing new under the sun. My concrete design class in Fifties used Phil Ferguson's textbook, which contained some newfangle ideas in an appendix called Ultimate Strength Design. Professor Alex Scordelis exhorted students to get familiar with it because it was the wave of the future. Well, it took a quarter century for Strength Design (USD) to reach mainstream status among practioners, so if past is prologue, LRFD should make it into design offices about the time my grandchildren start their careers. Frank Lew > ...
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