From: "Brian K. Smith" <smitheng(--nospam--at)dos.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 12:40:23 -0500
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurence B. Oeth III [mailto:viacalx(--nospam--at)europa.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 1999 10:19 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: ASD v. LRFD
> Another note: All the LRFD in the world didn't help those welded moment
> connections in Northridge. Perhaps a little less office/computer
> elegance and a few more practical construction + QA/QC requirements are
> in order.
I think those failures were do to welding problems. Do welds know if they
were designed LRFD or ASD???
Brian K. Smith, P.E.