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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That means if you have a tank failure, you might compromise public health by contamination and the welfare of the public is affected by an economic loss due to failure 3350-08 some instances, some portions of the structure need to be twice as thick.

I understand my obligations as an engineer, those being the reason we are having this conversation in the first place. Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. 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.

New PE Needs Advice beej The result of the “old school” methods I was taught and the misapplication of certain provisions results in a less conservative design than the zci described in ACI — I have worked in various offices from a small start up to multi office civil firms. I hope this helps. I approached the Senior PE and explained the situation in a very respectful way.

Explain to him that engineering liability has increased over the years such that both the company and the individual often 3350-08 brought into lawsuits as co-defendants, so you want to do what you can to first meet the standard of care and then to offer conservative yet cost-effective design solutions to your clients. Download Now White Paper: Close this window and log in. If the spec sheet has not been changed, then I am surprised no one has caught it at the City.


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If it does, then there’s hell to pay. Ron, I understand what you are saying and I will keep that in mind from now on. I can also see him making the argument that there are literally dozens of these structures that have been designed under the same criteria and have withstood the test of time, which in my opinion has significant merit.

Maybe even mention that you used the new standards while studying for your test and now that you passed feel you should bring it to his attention. I am laughing at that one. It probably means that the structure is smarter than the engineer, which happens all the time.

He also had to aaci toe around the subject of current standards.

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But this is a good point, maybe you just go in as a hard headed, we are now equal, don’t question me anymore type of guy. If everything I say is going to be scrutinized and I am going to have to spend time defending myself then this is a waste of time. Hokie66, Shear controls in this case.

I agree with Beej67, if he wants it his way he stamps it. New PE Needs Advice So did it turn out that you get to design the current way and stamp your own plans? Be ready to prove yourself though, if you can’t ugh. It’s easy to join and it’s free. While designing my first project using this new approach, I discovered a significant difference 30-08 calculations between the two methods.

This is a free-flow forum. My partner was acu through this same situation at his job before. New PE Needs Advice Ron, I agree, that’s why I will not seal a design that does not meet the minimum standards of 350-088 latest code being used. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

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By joining you are ack in to receive e-mail. I see that you are new to the forums. It is intended that questions and answers benefit more than just the apparent conversation between two people. You have several issues with which to deal.

What I really need is some advice on how to approach the Senior Engineer. 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 he knows too much. I also agree that plan checks through a city aren’t exactly going to catch mistakes in numbers.

But he never had to stamp the plans so it wasn’t as big of a deal. The check may have been wrong, but the answer was probably unaffected, as bending and deflection are the main criteria. I have decided to basically consider both the out dated methods taught to me as an EIT, and ACI and let the most conservative criteria prevail. Reasons wci as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

I work for a smaller consulting firm. Yes, I was pretty sure 30-08 you understood your obligations as a P.

I too am a PE basically working under another PE and this thread has cleared up a lot of questions that I’ve had on reponsibility. 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. Download Now Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting.