Structural Design Criteria
|Publication Date:||1 April 2017|
This Practice describes the minimum requirements for the structural design of process industry facilities at onshore sites.
This Practice is intended to be used in conjunction with PIP ARC01015, PIP ARC01016, PIP CVC01015, PIP CVC01017, and PIP CVC01018, as applicable.
This Practice does not include design criteria for loads associated with transportation or lifting of modular structures.
This Practice provides triple references to ASCE/SEI 7-10, IBC 2012, and IBC 2015. The applicable code/standard shall be as required by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) and as specified in PIP CVC01017.
This Practice references U.S. codes and standards, but it can be applied globally. For projects in other countries, a thorough search of applicable codes and standards is required. Where more stringent than U.S. codes and standards, the local codes and standards shall govern. For projects in countries without applicable codes and standards, the U.S. codes and standards shall govern.