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"La Count, Curt" wrote:
> I'll add to your list, the book that I feel is the most comprehensive LRFD
> (an earlier version in ASD as well) text book,  Steel Structures by Salmon
> and Johnson.  This might be the only reference, besides your AISC manual,
> that you will need to buy.
> Curt La Count, P.E.
> Jacobs Engineering
> Portland, OR
>  ----------
> From: Eddie Gonzalez
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: LRFD Reference Book
> Date: Thursday, December 09, 1999 1:56PM
> While on the subject, could folks give me their feedback on the following
> books
> (LRFD Manual well referenced, skips few steps in the examples, many
> examples,
> some valuable design tips).  I have access to more elaborate handling of the
> material, but for everyday simple designs that don't need a lot of review
> time
> of the book to find an answer, what would be best:
> 1. Lrfd Steel Design ( Pws Series in Engineering)
>                      by William T. Segui
> 2. Structural Steel Design : Lrfd Method/Book and Disk (The Harpercollins
> Structural Engineering)
>                       by  Jack C. McCormac
> 3. Structural Steel Design: LRFD Approach, 2nd Edition
>                      by J. C. Smith
> Thanks in advance
> ed gonzalez
 I will second this reference, it also shows similar provisions between
ASD and LRFD when they apply.  So it would probably be a could
"transition" book.

Jake Watson, E.I.T.
Salt Lake City, UT