This TechNote provides an answer to the question, "How can the load capacity of a structure be determined when as-built structural drawings are not available?
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Keywords: foundation capacity; gravity and lateral loads; investigation program; load capacity; load testing; material properties; structural configuration; visual examination.
Author: ACI Committee 364
Publication Year: 2010
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