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Title: 530-88/530.1-88/530R-88/530.1R-88: Building Code for Masonry Structures & Specification for Masonry Structures & Commentary on Building Code for Masonry Structures & Commentary on Specification for Masonry Structures
Publication: Technical Documents
Appears on pages(s): 73
Keywords: anchors (fasteners); aggregates; anchorage (structural); beams (supports); building codes; cavity walls; cements; clay bricks; cold weather construction; columns (supports); composite construction; compressive strength; concrete blocks; concrete bricks.
Abstract:Note: A new version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 530/530R-99 and 530.1/530.1R-99.
530-88: This code covers the design and construction of masonry structures. It is written in such form that it may he 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 und 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.IIASCE 6-88 Specifications and the appropriate ASTM Standards
530.1-88: Specifications for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-88/ASCE 6-88) is a joint effort of the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers. It is concerned with the quality, testing, and placement of the materials. Topics such as compressive strength requirements; quality assurance; reinforcement and metal accessories; grout proportioning and mixing; and masonry construction are covered. With this publication, the Architect/Engineer has a Reference Standard which he may cite in Contract Documents for any project. This standard covers minimum construction requirements for masonry structures. Included are requirements for materials; the placing, bonding and anchoring of masonry; the placement of grout and of reinforcement. 530R-88/530.1R-88: Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-88/ASCE 5-88) and Commentary on Specifications for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-88/ASCE 6-88) is a joint effort of the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers. The Code Commentary covers the design and construction of masonry structures, while the Specifications Commentary is concerned with the quality, inspection, testing, and placement of materials. Since the Code and Specifications are written as legal documents, background details or suggestions for carrying out requirements are not included; both commentaries cover these subjects. Some topics discussed in the Code Commentary include: 1) permits and drawings, 2) quality insurance, 3) imbedded items, 4) strength and serviceability, 5) flexural and axial loads, 6) walls, 7) pilasters, and 8) empirical design of masonry. The Specifications Commentary covers requirements for materials; the placing, bonding, and anchoring of masonry; and the placement of grout and of reinforcement. This commentary documents some of the considerations of the joint ACI-ASCE Committee 530 in developing the provisions contained in "Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530- 88/ASCE 5-88)." This information is provided in the commentary because the Code is written as a legal document and cannot therefore present background details or suggestions for carrying out its requirements. Among the subjects covered are: permits and drawings; quality assurance; materials; placing embedded items; analysis and design; strength and serviceabi1ity; 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
Note: A new version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 530/530R-99 and 530.1/530.1R-99.