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3 engineers, Only ASD.   Discussing LRFD in light of future code
requirements :-)

Paul Feather
----- Original Message -----
From: Scott E Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2000 8:20 PM
Subject: ASD vs. LRFD

> First, let me apologize to the rest of the list for opening this can of
> worms again.
> I am doing and informal survey to see how many people still use ASD.
> I am NOT trying find which method is better or why, but just trying to
> see how many people have made the switch.
> Now, a simple question for you...which of the following best describes the
> use of steel design methods in your offce:
> 1) Only use ASD
> 2) Only use LRFD
> 3) Mainly use ASD but some LRFD
> 4) Mainly use LRFD but some ASD
> Thanks,
> Scott Maxwell, SE, PE