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Re: Spreadsheets for Cold-Formed Sections?

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The same goes (metric vs. imperial) for most DoT  and DoD projects...  It just the way it is...  It'll take an act of Congr-

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 9:45 AM, Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)> wrote:
The lottery will occur long before metrification.  I had heard a story about a Congressman complaining to the Federal Highway Administration about the use of metric units and wanted to know why they were in meters instead of feet.  The FHA replied because Congress passed a law in the 1970's mandating the use of metric units.

Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc. wrote:

On the other hand, so much technical help comes from US sources.  I end up working in both systems. Frustrating.  Another day-dream is that the USA will go metric, and I will also win the lottery to-night.

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