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Re: LRFD, ASD, and USD

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Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:
> 
> I have a hard time believing that there was 40% savings just by using 50 ksi > steel and LRFD.
> 

Maybe he was a conservative engineer using the conservative Ancient
Steel Design (that's what ASD means, right?).  Take 16x36 floor beams
and reduce them to 12x19 & 12x22; take 18x50 girders and reduce them to
16x36 & 18x40's.  

Brian.