Title: Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Concrete Masonry Structures
Author(s): ACI Committee 531
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 460-498
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
The commentary discusses some of the considerations of Committee 531 in developing the provisions contained in "Building Code Requirements for Concrete Masonry Structures." The code is intended to cover concrete masonry structures or portions of structures. References to the research data are provided.