TITLE

Metrics: A Pill Too Big to Swallow

AUTHOR(S)
McCraven, Sue
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Precast Inc.;Mar/Apr2012, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
73941292

 

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