> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yank2002(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:Yank2002(--nospam--at)aol.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 1999 9:17 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: ASD vs. LRFD
> Isn't it somewhat irresponsible to call a design method
> "wrong" when the
> method was accepted and used for over 4 decades by all
> structural engineers
> on the continent of North America and was never questioned as to its
> correctness and engineering validity ???
See my comment about the method used to design two-way slabs 80 years ago.
Was it "accepted"? Yes.
Did it "work"? Yes.
Was it "wrong"? Yes.