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ASCE 5-08/6-08

Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures

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Organization: ASCE
Publication Date: 1 January 2008
Status: inactive
Page Count: 256
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Minimum requirements

This Code provides minimum requirements for the structural design and construction of masonry elements consisting of masonry units bedded in mortar.

Governing building code

This Code supplements the legally adopted building code and shall govern in matters pertaining to structural design and construction of masonry elements, except where this Code is in conflict with requirements in the legally adopted building code. In areas without a legally adopted building code, this Code defines the minimum acceptable standards of design and construction practice.

Design procedures

Masonry structures and their component members shall be designed in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and one of the following:

(a) Allowable Stress Design of Masonry: Chapter 2.

(b) Strength Design of Masonry: Chapter 3.

(c) Prestressed Masonry: Chapter 4.

(d) Empirical Design of Masonry: Chapter 5.

(e) Veneer: Chapter 6.

(f) Glass Unit Masonry: Chapter 7.

(g) Strength Design of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Masonry: Appendix A.

SI equivalents

SI values shown in parentheses are not part of this Code. The equations in this document are for use with the specified inch-pound units only. The equivalent equations for use with SI units are provided in Conversion of Units on Page C-7

Document History

January 1, 2011
Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures
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January 1, 2008
Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures
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ASCE 5-08/6-08
January 1, 2008
Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures
Minimum requirements This Code provides minimum requirements for the structural design and construction of masonry elements consisting of masonry units bedded in mortar. Governing building code...
January 1, 2005
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
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January 1, 1999
Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
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January 1, 1999
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
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January 1, 1999
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
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January 1, 1995
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-95)
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January 1, 1995
Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-95)
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