ACI 350-08 PDF


Diagonal tension capacity for out-of-plane bending of reinforced masonry walls can be assessed using ACI strength design procedures. Direct. Revisions made to ACI since then will be assembled The main committee Letter Ballot on the proposed revision of did. Prior to , flexural crack control requirements in ACI were based on the so- called z-factor method developed be Gergely and Lutz [8]. Their work was based .

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Now that you carry an equal responsibility, you wanted to learn as much about those obligations and practices as possible so that you could practice in the manner that the profession expects and in a manner so as to best protect the liability and assets of the company.

I feel like universities could do a better job at emphazising such skills in addition to the technical side. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden. It will show your boss how you are trying to or have move towards taking ownership of not only your projects but also the well being of the company. New PE Needs Advice CivilPE22, As a younger engineer, one of the challenges in your early career is to learn how to convey your point in an effective matter.

While designing my first project using this new approach, I discovered a significant difference in calculations between the two methods. Are you an Engineering professional?

As a new PE my designs will still be subject to review by this senior PE. It is intended that questions and answers benefit more than just the apparent conversation between two people. I received my PE license about two months ago and will be stamping my first project in the next month. My response was “yes and it probably won’t, but from this point forward we have an obligation to meet the minimum code requirements”.

The PE under which I trained directed me to use “old school” methods in analyzing and designing structures on the basis that a more conservative design would result.


Basically walls and slabs loaded like beams were sized for an allowable 305-08 stress in the concrete of 2. If they are using current codes and standards, the standard of care requires that you do that as well.

Thanks everyone for your comments. In some instances, some portions of the structure need to be twice as thick. And I still remember that school with a bunch of little kids designed wrong, as an example, was worth nothing compared to something designed wrong for a Nuclear facility.

He will immediately pick up on the differences and say I 30-08 been way too conservative.

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You’ll be a good contributor. My interpretation aaci ACI — 54 I am sure everyone has a copy is that the 2. Digital Transformation may be defined in a number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors.

So did it turn out that you get to design the current way and stamp your own plans? Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting. It could also mean the loading assumptions were overly conservative, or have not yet occurred. New PE Needs Advice You have to be a little bit careful with how you approach him so that he doesn’t just dismiss your approach as being a “newbie” who thinks 350-0 knows too much.

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Resources Digital Transformation may be defined aic a number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors.

This may be your approach with the ‘senior’ guy.

Hokie66, The doubling of member 3500-8 is not due to a change in the code, but a misinterpretation of the old working stress code. He is not the one who has to worry acii this for the next 40 years if your stamp is on it, he’ll be long gone. It’s easy to join and it’s free. I would like some advice on how I should approach the senior PE with this issue. Walls should be 1. The result of the “old school” methods I was taught and the misapplication 530-08 certain provisions results in a less conservative design than the methods described in ACI — Be ready for anything.


As true as that is, that’s stepping on some toes. The only point I would add, is that you want to protect the company as much as you would like to protect your license. Secondly, by using older methods you are qci from acj standard of care practiced by other engineers providing the same services in your locale. We do not have to show the codes used on the Plans. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

The fact of the matter is, there are many, many, structures that have been designed and passed the test of time under the ” old-school ” design methods I was taught as and EIT.

Yes, I was pretty sure that you understood your obligations as a P. Close this window and log in. My structural professor in college would joke about what buildings were more important. How did he react besides just agreeing? Then you are right to use the current standard, or at the very least use the Working Stress code with the correct interpretation. Through my experience, I have come to find out that regardless of engineering experience and ability, many engineers lack a little in the communication skill.

But by the same token, I’ve done quite a bit of stuff as an engineering subordinate that I wouldn’t have stamped, or would have done differently if I had stamped, but didn’t pitch a fit at all because it was someone else’s stamp.