Subject: Re: Trivia - Where did the term Kip come from?
From: Neil Moore <nmoore(--nospam--at)innercite.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 07:50:54 -0800
Kips may be a common term that engineers use - but when talking to the
general public, discussing weight in tons really gets their attention.
Neil Moore, S.E.
>I thought it was unusual to hear an engineer talk about tons when Kips is
our common term.
>Just got me to thinking about where the term came from.
>Dennis S. Wish, PE
>Structural Engineering Consultant