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Ken,

Read further to Section 4.4.1(b) and the associated Commentary.  I think it
it stated even more clearly than before.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	KSP [SMTP:lvtakp(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
> Sent:	Friday, May 19, 2000 10:17 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Charlie Carter re: latest AISC Code of Standard Practice?
> 
> Charlie, 
> It appears to me that the language that used to be in
> paragraph 4.2.1 regarding approval as it relates to
> responsibility for connections has changed somewhat
> making it less clear.  Is there a particular reason
> why the language:"...constitutes acceptance by the
> owner's authorized representative of design for the
> structural adequacy of such connections." was deleted?
>  I can't find any similar wording in the new Code that
> makes this as clear as it was.  Please help.
> Ken Peoples
> Lehigh Valley Technical Associates
> 
>  --- Charlie Carter <carter(--nospam--at)aiscmail.com> wrote:
> > >What is the current edition of the AISC Code of
> > Standard Practice for Steel
> > Buildings and Bridges?
> > 
> > You're question is an extremely timely one, Ken. We
> > just finished an update
> > of the AISC Code of Standard Practice that got
> > posted on the AISC web site
> > today. How's that for real time?! It is dated March
> > 7, 2000 and can be
> > downloaded here:
> > 
> >    
> >
> http://www.aisc.org/documents.asp?mode=docdetail&doc=186
> > 
> > Paper versions will be available as soon as we have
> > them back from our
> > printer, but the *.pdf you can download is identical
> > to what will be
> > available in printed form.
> > 
> > Perhaps I am optimistic, but I think you will like
> > what you see in the new
> > Code. A general summary of the changes appears in
> > the Preface. Also
> > indicated in the Preface, the membership of the AISC
> > Code Committee was
> > expanded for the writing of this version to include
> > a broad group of
> > interested segments of the steel design community
> > and construction industry,
> > including six structural engineers, two architects,
> > one general contractor,
> > seven fabricators, one steel detailer, three
> > erectors and one attorney.
> > 
> > Thanks to Ken's timely question, you will all be the
> > first on your block to
> > see the new AISC Code of Standard Practice. You'll
> > hear more about it in a
> > coming issue of AISC's Modern Steel Construction
> > magazine.
> > 
> > Charlie
> > 
> 
> 
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