From: Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 00 10:17:38 -0600
>A number of years ago when LRFD was first being pushed there was a
>traveling road show organized by AISC as I recall. The emphasis of this
>presentation was on all of the special situations and tricks where LRFD
>resulted in a savings in weight.
And I'm still wondering why it's being pushed so hard. I bet some of my
family must've been equally puzzled when they got back from France in
1919, and started asking themselves how the hell Prohibition got passed.
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)