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 . Their work was based .
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Emphasize the word “we In some instances, some portions of the structure need to be twice as thick. Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. This is a free-flow forum. Ron, I agree, I should have thought about that before Avi said it. Further, let him know that you will continue to seek such, but that you have a need to achieve some independence in your practice approach and ask him to respect that as long as you don’t ask him to compromise his own 350-088 and principles.
I could not agree more with acu Ron describes as your method of approach. Ron, I 3500-08 what you are saying and I will keep that in mind from now on. Public safety is not really a concern. If he doesn’t want to you the most current code you can refuse to stamp it on basis of Engineering Ethics. Hokie66, The doubling of member thickness is not due to a change in the code, but a misinterpretation of the old working stress code. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.
New PE Needs Advice beton 1, These are environmental structures tanks not high rise apartment buildings. I agree with Beej67, if he wants it his way he stamps it.
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If there is a problem 10 years from now, is he going to come out of retirement and defend your design? The check may have been wrong, but the answer was probably unaffected, as bending and deflection are the main criteria.
xci What I really need is some advice on how to approach the Senior Engineer. I approached the Senior PE and explained the situation in a very respectful way.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this 35-008 and take appropriate action. Be ready to prove yourself though, if you can’t ugh. Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden. If everything I say is going to be scrutinized and I am going ai have to spend time defending myself then this is a waste of time.
He also had to tip toe around the subject of current standards. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.
The only point I would add, is that you want to protect the company as much as you would like to protect your license. However, I doubt the mistaken use of 2. Download Now Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting.
My response was “yes and it probably won’t, but from this point forward we have an obligation to meet the minimum code requirements”.
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It sounds as though your “Senior” engineer could use a bit of professional liability training. I see that you are new to the forums. If they’re in responsible charge of the drawings, do 350–08 their way. Have an honest and open discussion of why you might do it differently if your own name was on the hook, but in the end it’s their call how to do it, because it’s their stamp. New PE Needs Advice So did it turn out that you get to design the current way and stamp your own plans?
He is 33 and the boss was old school. Are you an Engineering professional? However, I don’t see a problem with being slightly more conservative as long as the design meets the current code. If you do not, you risk being adjudged negligent in your practice