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I hope your office is on the first floor!

The 3rd edition will be out towards the end of this year.

Lanny J. Flynn, P.E., S.E.
Regional Engineer
AISC Marketing, Inc.
email: flynn(--nospam--at)aiscmail.com

----- Original Message -----
From: Dan Goodrich <dang(--nospam--at)karren.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: January 11, 2001 8:32 AM
Subject: Re: HSS vs. TS Properties For Design (WAS: Re: Copyright
Infringement)


> Anybody know when AISC is going to release LRFD 3rd edition?
> I've decided that when it's released, I will be making the jump.
>
> Dan Goodrich, P.E.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Polhemus" <bpolhem(--nospam--at)swbell.net>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 10:07 AM
> Subject: Re: HSS vs. TS Properties For Design (WAS: Re: Copyright
> Infringement)
>
>
> > "David I. Ruby, P.E." wrote:
> > >
> > > Davis, LRFD is only the ASD with mystic factors. What benefit to the
> > > industry? the profession? The load is increased by 1.4 or more, the
> results
> > > are then factored down, Actually the  original LRFD factors were
> developed
> > > to insure the same results as ASD; in order that the method would be
> > > accepted more readily.
> >
> > Here we go again...
> >
> > Speaking for myself, LRFD is much more than just razzmatazz.
> >
> > For one thing, it just makes more sense. Also, the continuing inquiry
into
> steel
> > structure behavior has been done in the research with LRFD in mind, so
> that's
> > the way this information is disseminated. When I use the LRFD code, I am
> using
> > what is "state of the art" as far as practicable given the cautious
> vagaries of
> > the code adoption process.
> >
> > Finally, for me the best thing is that the load combinations are spelled
> out
> > plainly and make perfect sense.
> >
> > I used to use a TI calculator, but got tired of the fact that they broke
> every
> > time I turned around. So I finally bought an HP many years ago, and
> started
> > using it. It wasn't that difficult. Hey, it did the "same thing" as my
TI,
> but
> > it made more sense.
> >
> > I used ASD for years. I just picked up LRFD and started using it. It
> wasn't that
> > difficult. Hey, it does the same thing as the old ASD spec, but it makes
> more
> > sense.
> >
> >
>
>
>