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Re: asd vs lrfd

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Christopher Wright wrote:

> >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.

> I think the DOE is doing the same thing for some types of
> nuclear-realated structures. But I still don't see how it addresses
> fatigue. Or situations where elstic-plastic action doesn't determine
> service suitability.

I'm not familiar enough with the code to be qualified to respond.:-(

Nigel