Metrics: A Pill Too Big to Swallow

McCraven, Sue
March 2012
Precast Inc.;Mar/Apr2012, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the disadvantages of the application of metrics in the construction industry in the U.S. It includes an interview with Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) president and chief executive officer (CEO) Bob Risser regarding the issue. Risser says that the metric system is not applicable for the U.S. construction industry because of its impracticality. It also presents trivias regarding the metric system.


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