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The code may be written by engineers, but it may not be publishes as written by engineers.  I attended a lecture where Theodore Galambos (you will find his name in your AISC manual) talked about his work in developing the first LRFD Manual.  He said there were parts of the Specification that he could hardly recognize after the publishers attorneys had finished editing it.
Roger Davis
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    " . . . as an engineer and a professional, you can't write everything into the code.  Sometimes the wording is not the best because it's written by engineers, not attorneys - but maybe that's an advantage."

                                                                                                                -- Henry Degenkolb, Structural Engineer

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