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RE: LRFD, ASD, and USD

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If the deck deflects more, it takes more concrete fill to make the floor
level.

Bill Allen

-----Original Message-----
From: RoyLevy(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:RoyLevy(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 1998 11:08 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: LRFD, ASD, and USD


The ratio of 36 to 50 is  0.72. So, except for deflections, wouldn't grade
50
in ASD design also produce a substantial  weight reduction ?
               Roy Levy