Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-14) and Commentary (ACI 318R-14)
|Publication Date:||1 September 2014|
This chapter addresses (a) through (h):
(a) General requirements of this Code
(b) Purpose of this Code
(c) Applicability of this Code
(d) Interpretation of this Code
(e) Definition and role of the building official and the licensed design professional
(f) Construction documents
(g) Testing and inspection
(h) Approval of special systems of design, construction, or alternative construction materials
The purpose of this Code is to provide for public health and safety by establishing minimum requirements for strength, stability, serviceability, durability, and integrity of concrete structures.
This Code does not address all design considerations.
Construction means and methods are not addressed in this Code.