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The italics are the parts that are substantially different from the code
where that part was extracted. For example, the concrete design is based
almost completely on ACI-318 95, but the italicized parts on UBC show areas
that substantially modify that code. Regards,

Javier Encinas, MSCE, PE
ASDIP Structural Software
San Juan, Puerto Rico

-----Original Message-----
From: Panos Trochalakis <panost(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Monday, July 26, 1999 11:25 AM
Subject: UBC italicizing

>Does anyone know the reason for italicizing text in the UBC? In the
>preface to the UBC (page 2-iii in the 97 UBC), an explanation is given
>for marginal markings. However, I cannot find an explanation for
>italicizing. An example of this occurs in section 1921.6.2.2 where the
>first half of this section is in normal text while the last half is
>thanks in advance,