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RE: LRFD, ASD, and USD

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And how bouncy is your floor then?  The structure needs to be usable in
comfort, it's not enough to just keep it standing.
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> From: 	Brian K. Smith[SMTP:smitheng(--nospam--at)dos.net]
> Sent: 	Thursday, July 30, 1998 11:02 AM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	Re: LRFD, ASD, and USD
> 
> 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.
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