ARMY TI 809-02
STRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA FOR BUILDINGS
|Publication Date:||1 September 1999|
PURPOSE AND SCOPE. This document provides general structural design guidance for buildings and for building systems constructed of concrete, masonry, steel and wood. The design requirements provided herein, or cited by reference, are based on national building codes, industry standards, and technical manuals developed by the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Instructions necessary to provide serviceable buildings and to assure load path integrity and continuity is included. Requirements unique to Army, Navy, and Air Force facilities are indicated. Supplemental information to help engineers interpret and apply code provisions, and meet serviceability and strength performance objectives is also included in this document. Design guidance presented herein is applicable to buildings constructed in the continental USA (CONUS).
APPLICABILITY. These Technical Instructions (TI) are applicable to all USACE, Air Force and Navy elements involved with the design of buildings.