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Old 12-31-2018, 11:38 AM   #1
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IRC V. IBC


What's the difference and when (or if) do they overlap?

My understanding is the IBC is for multi family homes and commercial and of course the IRC is for residential.


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Old 12-31-2018, 12:09 PM   #2
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That's pretty much it.

Exactly like the CBC and CRC.

Here's a link for all the California codes. You used to be able to download them all, except for Electrical Code, now they are all read only.


http://www.bsc.ca.gov/Codes.aspx

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The IRC/CRC has a lot more prescriptive rules but if they don't apply (usually for structural) you can use the IBC/CBC instead.

So typical of California to make the code 'custom'............
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The IRC/CRC has a lot more prescriptive rules but if they don't apply (usually for structural) you can use the IBC/CBC instead.

So typical of California to make the code 'custom'............


California renews every three years one year after the International publishes.


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California renews every three years one year after the International publishes.


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One of my pet peeves. We used the 97 UBC for 10 years and it was just fine, now it's petty revisions (should a riser be 7" or 6-3/4"), paper churning, and a situation only a bureaucrat could love, or even like.
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The building code publications are a business just like any other. Change a few rules and call for a complete new revision, and then sell a bunch of $180 books and downloads.

Just like college text books.
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You know...we all are told the "code" is the minimum standard....seems like some egg head engineers and architects would get together and publish a book titled "If you do it this way, it is beyond code" and then never have to update.
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One of my pet peeves. We used the 97 UBC for 10 years and it was just fine, now it's petty revisions (should a riser be 7" or 6-3/4"), paper churning, and a situation only a bureaucrat could love, or even like.


My biggest question: "Have the laws of physics changed?"


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My biggest question: "Have the laws of physics changed?"


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Yes, but only past the Event Horizon inside a singularity.

Actually, I can't know that since no one knows what is beyond that.

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Yes, but only past the Event Horizon inside a singularity.



Actually, I can't know that since no one knows what is beyond that.



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Consider a proton-neutron system. Phenomenlogical nucleon-nucleon potentials contain exchange forces terms (Majorana, Bartlett and Heisenberg terms), which are linked to the symmetry of the state w.r.t. (for example) the exchange of isospin (i.e. charge). On the other hand proton and neutron can interact exchanging a pion (in the Yukawa theory) and exchange their charges: if proton and neutron collide they can exchange their charges because of the exchange of a charged pion. In this sense the interaction between neutron and proton (nuclear force) can be defined as an exchange force (because of the exchange of the pion, as described here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchan...rticle_physics).



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Someone needs to start a thread titled: 'Ask Cali Anything'


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Someone needs to start a thread titled: 'Ask Cali Anything'


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