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RE: Who's using ASD or LRFD?

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I have a question about ASD and LRFD for steel. I understand that one can
use ASD for steel and wood, but use USD for concrete to design a building
structure. Does code (see UBC) allow mixing ASD and LRFD steel design for a


Liao Yang, PE

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark E. Deardorff [mailto:MarkD(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 1999 11:46 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Who's using ASD or LRFD?

I have used LRFD for four years. My partner (my 79 year old dad!) uses ASD.
(BTW, I am 46 years old.)