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-----Original Message-----
From: Sherman, William [mailto:ShermanWC(--nospam--at)cdm.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 7:51 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: ibc adoption

FYI, after the current code cycle (IBC 2006, ASCE 7-05, ACI 318-05,
etc), my understanding is that the codes are going back to a 6-year code
cycle.  (Some will be on a 4-5 year initial cycle to allow better
inter-code coordination. )

William C. Sherman, PE 
(Bill Sherman) 
CDM, Denver, CO
Phone: 303-298-1311
Fax: 303-293-8236
email: shermanwc(--nospam--at)cdm.com
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Haan, Scott M POA [mailto:Scott.M.Haan(--nospam--at)poa02.usace.army.mil] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 9:46 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: ibc adoption
> 
> Scott:
> 
> So what you're really saying is to buy stock in Barnes&Noble 
> or Amazon.com or ICC publications etc...?  Sounds like a 
> conspiracy to make every structural engineering firm buy at 
> least 6 or 7 new code books every 3 years.
> 
> Respectfully,
> Scott Haan.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Maxwell [mailto:smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 6:38 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: ibc adoption
> 
> Paul,
> 
> A question that I would ask is did anyone at this seminar 
> clearly indicate whether they were talking about California 
> adopting a version of the IBC or just talking about the IBC 
> process of publishing the final version of the 2006 IBC code 
> (i.e. has nothing to do with California specifically)?
> My understanding is that CA will not change until the state 
> agency/commission votes/decides officially to make the 
> change.  Now, as I understand it, the INTENT is for CA to go 
> to the IBC code and in theory to do it when the 2006 IBC is 
> "out there", but I don't believe that the final decision has 
> been made as of yet.  I _DO_ know that based upon the timing 
> of the IBC process, it potentially makes more sense that they 
> were just talking about the IBC process wrapping up the 
> approval/publication of the
> 2006 IBC code.  The Ibc process is in its final stages for 
> the 2006 IBC code.  There will be one more "round" of 
> hearings in the spring with the final vote of the ICC members 
> and the final release/publication of the
> 2006 IBC code by mid-year.  Once that happens, then 
> jurisdictions (states, cities, counties, etc) will then start 
> the process of adopting it for use.
> I know that Michigan usually lags by about a year or two in 
> terms of adopting the IBC code for use here relative to the 
> time that it was published.  For example, the 2003 IBC was 
> adopted a little over a year ago, if I recall correctly.
> 
> Besides, I will offer that even if they are talking about the 
> CA process and not just the IBC process, then you can still 
> get your hands on the VAST majority of what will comprise the 
> 2006 IBC now.  Since the IBC code HEAVILY relies on 
> referencing various "material" standards (at least for the 
> structural sections, you can go get those referenced material 
> standards and be long way towards what most of the structural 
> provisions in the IBC will be.  Most of the material 
> standards that the 2006 IBC will adopt by reference are 
> currently available or will be shortly.  I know that ACI 
> 318-05, the 2005 MSJC (aka masonry code or ACI 530-05), and the
> 2005 NDS are already available as I already have them.  ASCE 
> 7-05 (which is technically ASCE 7-05 plus Supplement No 1) 
> will be available anytime (I believe ASCE's website 
> officially says something like Nov 20th).  I believe the 
> AISC's new specs are already available for free download 
> (goto http://www.aisc.org/2005spec to get the new 2005 
> ASD/LRFD spec...I don't believe the 2005 Seismic specs have 
> been fully approved as of yet [could not find them on the 
> website] but could be wrong) but will also be in new Manual 
> that will be release in December.  All of these publications 
> will get you the overwhelming majority of what the structural 
> provisions will be in the 2006 IBC, but not all of them.
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Scott
> Adrian, MI
> 
> 
> On Wed, 16 Nov 2005 PFFEI(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> 
> > i was at the seaoc moment frame seminar in june where the plan 
> > checkers present indicated that the code would change to a 
> version of 
> > the ibc that
> was in
> > galley form at the time of the seminar.  at that time it 
> was unclear 
> > how
> the
> > building department would handle the code change and that it was 
> > possible
> that
> > everyone would see the code for the first time on the day it was 
> > adopted in
> the
> > new year.
> >
> > does any one have any more information.  when will the new code be 
> > adopted and in what form? is it a form  available now for 
> review? will 
> > there be a transition period where the new code is phased 
> in but old 
> > is still accepted
> for plan
> > check?
> >
> > thank you for any information you can provide
> >
> > paul franceschi, s.e.
> >
> 
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