Tech Note L000-08: Changes from the 1997 UBC to the 2006 IBC for Lateral Design with Cold-Formed Steel Framing


Summary: The intent of this document is to highlight the changes to the cold-formed steel framing lateral design provisions in the 2006 International Building Code, which has adopted the AISI 2004 Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Lateral Design, in comparison to the cold-formed steel framing lateral provisions in the 1997 Uniform Building Code.

Disclaimer: Designs cited herein are not intended to preclude the use of other materials, assemblies, structures or designs when these other designs demonstrate equivalent performance for the intended use. CFSEI documents are not intended to exclude the use and implementation of any other design or construction technique.


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