By ACI committee 318
The “Building Code specifications for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) presents minimal standards for the fabrics, layout, and detailing of structural concrete constructions and, the place appropriate, nonbuilding constructions. This Code addresses structural platforms, individuals, and connections, together with cast-in-place, precast, simple, nonprestressed, prestressed, and composite development. one of the matters coated are: layout and building for power, serviceability, and sturdiness; load mixtures, load components, and energy relief elements; structural research tools; deflection limits; mechanical and adhesive anchoring to concrete; improvement and splicing of reinforcement; development rfile details; box inspection and checking out; and strategies to guage the power of current constructions. “Building Code requisites for Concrete skinny Shells” (ACI 318.2) is followed via reference during this Code.The Code person will locate that ACI 318-14 has been considerably reorganized and reformatted from past variants. The significant goals of this reorganization are to offer all layout and detailing necessities for structural structures or for person participants in chapters dedicated to these person topics, and to rearrange the chapters in a way that mostly follows the method and chronology of layout and development. info and systems which are universal to the layout of contributors can be found in application chapters.
The caliber and trying out of fabrics utilized in building are coated by means of connection with the precise ASTM regular requirements. Welding of reinforcement is roofed through connection with the perfect American Welding Society (AWS) typical. makes use of of the Code comprise adoption via reference in a common construction code, and previous versions were frequent during this demeanour. The Code is written in a structure that permits such reference with out switch to its language. consequently, heritage information or feedback for conducting the necessities or rationale of the Code provisions can't be incorporated in the Code itself. The observation is equipped for this function. a few of the issues of the committee in constructing the Code are mentioned in the remark, with emphasis given to the reason of latest or revised provisions. a lot of the examine facts referenced in getting ready the Code is pointed out for the consumer aspiring to research person questions in larger element. different records that supply feedback for conducting the necessities of the Code also are cited.Technical alterations from ACI 318-11 to ACI 318-14 are defined within the could 2014 factor of Concrete overseas. Transition keys exhibiting how the code used to be reorganized are supplied at the ACI web site at the 318 source web page lower than subject matters in Concrete.
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1. The two types of reinforcement differ in other ways. The shanks of headed studs are smooth, not deformed as with headed deformed bars. The minimum net bearing area of the head of a headed deformed bar is permitted to be as small as four times the bar area. In contrast, the minimum stud head area is not specified in terms of the bearing area, but by the total head area which must be at least 10 times the area of the shank. BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (ACI 318-14) AND COMMENTARY (ACI 318R-14) CODE headed bolt—cast-in steel anchor that develops its tensile strength from the mechanical interlock provided by either a head or nut at the embedded end of the anchor.
Tendon, bonded—tendon in which prestressed reinforcement is continuously bonded to the concrete through grouting of ducts embedded within the concrete cross section. tendon, external—a tendon external to the member concrete cross section in post-tensioned applications. tendon, unbonded—tendon in which prestressed reinforcement is prevented from bonding to the concrete. The prestressing force is permanently transferred to the concrete at the tendon ends by the anchorages only. 005. tie—(a) loop of reinforcing bar or wire enclosing longitudinal reinforcement; a continuously wound transverse bar or wire in the form of a circle, rectangle, or other polygonal shape without reentrant corners enclosing longitudinal reinforcement; see also stirrup, hoop; (b) tension element in a strut-and-tie model.
Anchor—a steel element either cast into concrete or post-installed into a hardened concrete member and used to transmit applied loads to the concrete. 5 times the anchor diameter, that transfers loads to the concrete by bond between the anchor and the adhesive, and bond between the adhesive and the concrete. anchor, cast-in—headed bolt, headed stud, or hooked bolt installed before placing concrete. anchor, expansion—post-installed anchor, inserted into hardened concrete that transfers loads to or from the concrete by direct bearing or friction, or both.