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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Proposed ACI Standard: Building Code Requiremens for Concrete Masonry Structures
Author(s): ACI Committee 531
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 384-403
Keywords: aggregates;anchorage (structural);beams (supports);cavity walls;columns (supports);concrete blocks;concrete bricks;control joints;corrosion resistance;deep beams;grout;grouting;inspection;loads (forces);masonry;masonry cements; masonry load-bearing walls.
Abstract:This code covers the design of concrete masonry structures. It is written in such a form that it may be incorporated verbatim or by reference in a general building code. The quality and testing of materials used are covered by reference to the appropriate ASTM standard specifications. Among the subjects covered are: permits and drawings; determination of masonry strength; inspection; mixing and placing of motar and grout;laying of masonry units; control joints; wall bracing; embedded pipes and anchorage devices; reinforcement placement and anchorage; spacing, splicing, and development lengths for reinforcement; analysis and design; allowable stresses; deflection and shear; walls; columns; pilasters; composite construction; cavity walls; special provisions for unusual loadings.
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