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Re: ACI 318-99: Comments, Anyone?

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ACI wanted to get their latest code in before the first edition of the
IBC which is set to come out in 2000.

--- Bill Polhemus <polhemus(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> Just received my new copy of ACI 318-99. Haven't had much time to
> more than
> thumb through it. I suspect there are those on the list that have
> more
> "inside information" about it than I do.
> So, what do you know?
> I was struck by the fact that, with the edition being dated "'99",
> they
> broke with "tradition" of the six year cycle (and occasional
> "interims"
> three years after each update). I speculate this is because of some
> "upheaval" that caused them to release a "new" version two years
> early (and
> no "interim" at all). Too bad; ACI 318-2001 has a nice ring to it!
> Anyway, I'd like to get the skinny from any and all who have any to
> give.
> Regards.

James Korff, PE, PMP
Structural Composite Consultants
985 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 128, Foster City, CA 94404
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