Load and Resistance Factors for Concrete Design

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Title: Load and Resistance Factors for Concrete Design

Author(s): James G. MacGregor

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 80

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 279-287

Keywords: building codes; load factors; laods (forces); prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; safety; safety factor; structural design.

Date: 7/1/1983

Abstract:
An overview of the methodology used and the assumptions made in deriving bad factors and resistance factors P, proposed for future editions of the ACI Building Code are presented. The load factors are based on those incorporated in ANSI A58.1-82.