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Title: Proposed Revisions to: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-92/ASCE 5-92/TMS 402-92), Specifications for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-92/ASCE 6-92/TMS 602-92), Commentary on Bui
Author(s): ACI-ASCE-TMS Committee 530
Publication: Structural Journal
Appears on pages(s): 726-728
Keywords: codes; construction; masonry; standards; Design
Abstract:Lists proposed revisions to the code, which cover the design and construction of masonry structures. It is written in such form that it may be adopted by reference in a general building code. Among the subjects covered are: permits and drawings; quality assurance; materials; placing embedded items; analysis and design; strength and serviceability; flexural and axial loads; shear; details and development of reinforcement; walls; columns; pilasters; beams and lintels; and an empirical design method applicable to buildings meeting specific location and construction criteria. The quality, inspection, testing, and placement of materials used in construction are covered by reference to ACI 530.1/ASCE 6/TMS 602 Specifications and the appropriate ASTM Standards.
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