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On Nov 24, 2006, at 11:31 PM, Syed A Masroor wrote:

However I once had to design a bulk silo in a Middle
Eastern country and the local regulations did not allow any storage
structure if it did not meet API-650 requirements. So...
I was always getting into that with people specifying the ASME Code rules (but no code stamp) for evverything. The best solution for that is to point out how much additional it's going to cost for things like weld QA and material specs; then suggest a particular sub-set of rules which makes sense. The client usually buys it, because most of the time the purchasing agent or expediter or project gofer usually doesn't know what he's actually asking for anyway, and he's grateful for the help.

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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