To: "SEAOC Newsletter" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: ASD vs. LRFD
From: Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 99 19:13:29 -0500
>And your point is...what? That they threw all such observations out when
>they went to LRFD?
>Is that plausible?
The point was that ASF design margins aren't arbitrary. I wasn't
commenting on LRFD design margins. (Point offered in answer to the
comment that there was something arbitrary in the choice of ASD allowable
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com | this distance" (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)