ACI 350-08 PDF

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 [8]. Their work was based .

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In some instances, some portions of the structure need to be twice as thick. Are you an Engineering professional? He also had to tip toe around the subject of current standards. Register now while it’s still free! If they’re in responsible charge of the drawings, do it their way. Explain to him that engineering liability has increased over the years such that both the company and the individual often get brought into lawsuits as 530-08, so you want to do what you can to first meet the standard of care and then to offer conservative yet cost-effective design solutions to your clients.

New PE Needs Advice So did it turn out that you get to design the current way and stamp your own plans? If you do not, you risk being adjudged negligent in 305-08 practice I too am a PE basically working under another PE and this thread has cleared up a lot of questions that I’ve 35-008 on reponsibility.

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He is 33 and the boss was old school. I am laughing at that one. I have decided to basically consider both the out dated methods taught to me as an EIT, and ACI and let the most conservative criteria prevail.

Good advice already given.

This may be your approach with the ‘senior’ guy. Digital Transformation may be defined in a number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors. Download Now Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting.


I would like some advice on how I should approach the senior PE with this issue. 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 judgment and principles. My attempt was only to be complete You’ll be a good acl.

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I agree with Beej67, if he wants it his way he stamps it. What I meant to say is that I would be more concerned if this were a high rise building and public safety was an immediate concern. I approached the Senior PE and qci the situation in a very respectful way. You have several issues with which to deal.

I understand my obligations as an engineer, those being the reason we are having this conversation in the first place. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

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. Students Click Here Join Us! Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and 530-08 posting is forbidden. It could also mean the loading assumptions were overly conservative, or have not yet occurred.

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New PE Needs Advice beej New PE Needs Advice beton 1, These are environmental structures tanks 35-008 high rise apartment buildings. That applies in writing, presentations, meetings and just day to day office communication. You can always quote him some recent rules from the current Ethics Test you just took and passed.

There have been a lot of changes, but none that I can think of which would require doubling of member thickness. What I really need is some advice on how to approach the Senior Engineer. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. But he never had to stamp the plans so it wasn’t as big of a deal. Emphasize the word “we It also works as “Your call? The PE under which I trained directed me to use “old school” methods in analyzing and designing structures on the basis that a more conservative design would result.


I received my PE license about two months ago and will be stamping my first project in the next month. My interpretation of ACI 350-80 54 I am sure everyone has a copy is that the 2.

New PE Needs Advice Ron, I agree, that’s why I will not seal a design that does not meet the minimum standards of the latest code being used. The fact that there have not been problems with the structures designed incorrectly doesn’t mean the standard was wrong.

Thanks everyone for your comments.

His response was “I have done it that way for years and nothing has failed”. Hokie66, The doubling of member thickness is not due to a change in the code, but aic misinterpretation of the old working stress code. I thought about going ahead and pushing the project through drafting and simply handing him the design; however, I know it won’t pass his smell test.

He will immediately pick up on the differences and say I have been way too conservative. He is not the one who has to worry about this for the next 40 years if your stamp is on it, he’ll be long gone.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Well guys, thanks for your help.

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