ACI CODE-318.2-14: Building Code Requirements for Concrete Thin Shells and Commentary

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This document governs the design of thin shell concrete structures, previously presented in ACI 318-11 Chapter 19. Where required for design of thin shell concrete structures, provisions of ACI 318 are to be used to complement the provisions of this Code. Transition keys showing how the code was reorganized are provided on the ACI website on the 318 Resource Page under Topics in Concrete.

Keywords: folded plates; inelastic analysis; ribbed shells; thin shells


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 318

Publication Year: 2014

Pages: 12

Categories: Codes, Design

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents


Chapter 1—General requirements


Chaper 2—Terminology


Chapter 3—Structural analysis and design

3.1—Analysis and design

Chapter 4—Design strength

4.1—Concrete and steel reinforcement properties

4.2—Strength reduction factor

Chapter 5—Concrete cover

5.1—Specified concrete cover for thin shells

Chapter 6—Reinforcement requirements

6.1—Shell reinforcement

Chapter 7—Construction requirements


Commentary References


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