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- From: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org (Richard Lewis)
- Date: 06 Aug 1997 14:55:35 GMT
>> >> I am interested in finding out how many offices on this list >> that use LRFD for steel design. >> >> Tarek Mokhtar >> consulting engineer >> > >Here's a little input from the Midwest (Ohio). I work at a large >industrial facility and perform all designs using ASD. Most A/E firms >we work with utilize ASD as well. However, I realize that AISC has >designated LFRD as the support code for the future, thus I have started >reading to become conversant in the code. > >Another interesting item to note, in Ohio there is no state licensing >distiction between a CE and SE, one test covers it all. However, a >licensed engineer should always weigh the liability associated with >doing something which he or she has little to no experience doing, >although he or she may have the technical (book) knowledge to attempt. > >Robert C. Rogers, P.E. > >**From Oregon I have my 2cts to add. We've used both LRFD and ASD in the past but have found that ASD was less cumbersome in that it yielded member sizes that were able to also pass serviceability checks such as allowable deflection without any further iterations or up sizing. Because of this we've reverted to ASD for our steel projects. The Canadians have an LRFD that has sevice criteria that will allow smaller sized members and still be acceptable. I was made aware of this about 10 years ago as I checked the steel frame for a ski lift canopy structure. Yours Truly , Norb Volny, PE, in the boondocks --- Internet Message Header Follows --- Received: from server1.seaoc.org (bqe.com [126.96.36.199]) by host1.texramp.net (8.8.5/8.8.5) with SMTP id NAA02214 for <rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org>; Thu, 10 Apr 1997 13:23:36 -0500 (CDT) Received: from [188.8.131.52] by server1.seaoc.org (NTList 3.02.10) id xa017313; Thu, 10 Apr 1997 08:20:10 -0700 Received: from dialup35.coinet.com (dialup35.coinet.com [184.108.40.206]) by cois.coinet.com (8.7.4/8.7.3) with SMTP id IAA05824 for <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>; Thu, 10 Apr 1997 08:17:37 -0700 Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 08:17:37 -0700 Message-Id: <199704101517.IAA05824(--nospam--at)cois.coinet.com> X-Sender: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Mailer: Windows Eudora Version 1.4.4 Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org From: volnyeng(--nospam--at)COINET.COM (Norb Volny) Subject: Re: LRFD anybody & CE vs. SE Discussion Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Error-To: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Info: [SEAOC] Owner: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-POP3-Rcpt: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: list X-ListMember: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org] __________________________________________________ Richard Lewis, P.E. Missionary TECH Team rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org The service mission like-minded Christian organizations may turn to for technical assistance and know-how.
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