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Re: asd vs lrfd

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Christopher Wright wrote:

> >Reasons not to use LRFD:
>
> >1.     Service load criteria frequently control
> [...]

> LRFD may be an OK approach for some types of building design using
> set-piece, quasi-static loading scenarios, but I can't imagine it will
> replace honest-to-God stress or load analysis anywhere else.

I may be missing your point, but just for the record, AASHTO insists that
it is making LRFD *the* design code for highway bridges, which of course
means heavy involvement of all kinds of live loads.

Nigel