Cutting to the chase...
If your design *doesn't* comply with the minimum standards of a recognized
Code (AISC), and something goes wrong, you have no leg upon which to stand.
Can you say "deep mud"?
Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561
P.S. Note two-line signature ;-)
> From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
> To: SEAINT <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Subject: Something That Bugs Me About The AISC Code
> Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 6:40 PM
> How is our litigious society disposed to view my "right" as an engineer
> use my "engineering judgement" to effect a solution to such an
> ENCOUNTERED PROBLEM"? Especially if I'm wrong?
> William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
> Polhemus Engineering Company
> Katy, Texas
> Phone 281-492-2251
> Fax 281-492-8203
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