Sources: RMC Research & Education Foundation, Alexandria, Va.: CP staff A new RMC Research & Education Foundation report states the case for engineers, practitioners and code officials to consider design loads versus prescriptive reinforcement requirements for concrete walls framing low-rise buildings in moderate or lower seismic zones. “Simulation-based Investigation of the Performance of Low-rise Concrete Walls with Low Reinforcement Ratios”…Read More
Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.
The American Concrete Institute is offering a seminar in 24 cities, February–May, on the newly-released ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. The new ACI 318-14 represents the first major change in Code organization in over 40 years and has been completely reorganized from a designer’s perspective.Read More
Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff
Gathering in Washington D.C. for its fall convention, ACI officially released the completely reorganized ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, to be referenced in 2015 International Building Code.Read More