Evolution of the ACI 562 Code––Part 3


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Title: Evolution of the ACI 562 Code––Part 3

Author(s): Gene R. Stevens and Keith Kesner

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 38

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 63-69

Keywords: strengthening, deterioration, construction, capacity

Date: 4/1/2016

An updated version of the ACI 562 Code has been reviewed by the ACI Technical Activities Committee, and ACI Committee 562 is now addressing public comments. This article is the third of a series of articles intended to explain the rationale behind some of the upcoming changes in the ACI 562 Code. It continues a discussion on assessment criteria and presents a framework within the new Code that explains when the licensed design professional must consider strengthening of a member that experiences less than substantial structural damage.