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I didn't take (architectural) steel classes until the late 90s, and even back then LRFD is the only thing they taught at Cal Poly.  Of course, I was quickly broken of that nasty habit on my first job, where the standard was to mash all the loads together and take a healthy safety factor on the materials. Now I'm switching back to LRFD, but I still do ASD in my head - I just have to remember not to do the ASD in my head and pick the column loads out of the LRFD tables!


Anantha Narayan C.K. wrote:
In Virginia Tech, I learnt AISC LRFD (graduated in May 05 with a Masters).

"Garner, Robert" <rgarner(--nospam--at)> wrote:
A question to all the young Engineers out there from a geezer:  Are they teaching AISC LRFD now?
Bob Garner

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