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The "Building Code standards for Structural Concrete" ("Code") covers the fabrics, layout, and development of structural concrete utilized in constructions and the place acceptable in nonbuilding buildings. The Code additionally covers the energy evaluate of current concrete buildings.
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For anchorage devices located away from the end of a member, the anchorage zone includes the disturbed regions ahead of and behind the anchorage devices. Anchorage zone — The terminology “ahead of” and “behind” the anchorage device is illustrated in Fig. 1(b). --``,`,,,```,``,`,,`,,`,`,`,-`-`,,`,,`,`,,`--- Anchorage device — In post-tensioning, the hardware used for transferring a post-tensioning force from the prestressing steel to the concrete. Base of structure — Level at which the horizontal earthquake ground motions are assumed to be imparted to a building.
The required axial load, moment, and shear strengths used to proportion members are referred to either as factored axial loads, factored moments, and factored shears, or required axial loads, moments, and shears. 2). The subscript u is used only to denote the required strengths; required axial load strength Pu , required moment strength Mu, and required shear strength Vu, calculated from the applied factored loads and forces. --``,`,,,```,``,`,,`,,`,`,`,-`-`,,`,,`,`,,`--- Copyright American Concrete Institute Provided by IHS under license with ACI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS Licensee=Bechtel Corp Loc 1-19/9999056100 Not for Resale, 02/14/2008 10:51:19 MST 318-38 MANUAL OF CONCRETE PRACTICE CODE COMMENTARY The basic requirement for strength design may be expressed as follows: Design strength ≥ Required strength φPn ≥ Pu φMn ≥ Mu φVn ≥ Vu For additional discussion on the concepts and nomenclature for strength design, see Commentary Chapter 9.
Structural diaphragm — Structural member, such as a floor or roof slab, that transmits forces acting in the plane of the member to the vertical elements of the seismic-force-resisting system. See Chapter 21 for requirements in the earthquake-resisting structures. Structural truss — Assemblage of reinforced concrete members subjected primarily to axial forces. Structural wall — Wall proportioned to resist combinations of shears, moments, and axial forces.