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- Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:04:28 -0400
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Not sure that much has really changed. ACI 318 has pretty much always been on a three cycle as far back as I can remember. So has the MSJC (aka the "masonry code"). AISC has typically been more than three years, but not necessarily on a "fixed" schedule. Same for the NDS (wood code). The most of the "model" codes have been on 3 year cycles for a while. I remember the BOCA being on a three year cycle. Don't really recall what the UBC did. The IBC has been 3 years from the beginning. In the end, what really matters is what the jurisdictions that you work in adopt. And that is all over the place...like it has been for a while. A few will go "latest and greatest" right away, while many other tend to wait awhile. Regards, Scott On Apr 10, 2013, at 11:09 AM, Bill Polhemus wrote: > > For whatever reason, with the introduction of the "International" codes > in the U.S. and the ICC decision to pursue a thee-year code update cycle, > coupled with their incorporating material design standards by reference, > the old five- or six-year update development cycle was of course > abandoned by the material design standard bodies in order to keep pace > with the ICC. Not sure why but there it is. > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Post your message to the list by sending it to: SEAINT-SEAOSC(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. The email messages sent to the list will be saved in an archive on the World Wide Web. These archives are located at: http://archive.mail-list.com/SEAINT-SEAOSC To contact the list owner, send your message to: SEAINT-SEAOSC-list-owner(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. Sponsored By: Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Group, Inc. (PSFEG) To unsubscribe, switch to/from digest, get on/off vacation, or change your email address, click here. <http://cgi.mail-list.com/u?ln=seaint-seaosc&nm=seaintma%40euken.net>
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