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Design code for structural steel materials

  1. Apr 6, 2015 #1
    Bidders propeses ASTM A36 material istead of S275 J2 or S355ML/NL for structural steel (Piperack, Equipment Structure, etc.) on the basis of international standards for most optimal and economical design. Is it really optimal? pls explain why
     
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  3. Apr 6, 2015 #2

    billy_joule

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    Bidders propose what they can make money on. What do the data sheets say?
     
  4. Apr 6, 2015 #3
    ACI, AISC, ASCE and ASTM will apply to Civil and Structral. So pls help which of one is optimal and economical ASTM A36 or S275 J2 or S355ML/NL? Thank u
     
  5. Apr 6, 2015 #4

    SteamKing

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    Well, I've heard of ASTM A36 and know where to go to find the details, if need be. :wink:

    S275 J2 or S355 ML/NL I've never heard of and wouldn't know where to go for the details without doing some digging. :frown:
     
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