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The material properties for nonconforming buildings for which original construction documents of sufficient detail are available shall be confirmed by testing or from acceptable original materials and compliance certificates. If original materials and compliance certificates are available, they must provide the information specified in Items 1 through 4 of this section to be considered acceptable.
  1. Steel elements. The following properties are required for each member type (e.g., beams, columns, braces) and each steel grade used in the structure:
    1. Ultimate tensile and yield capacities;
    2. Modulus of elasticity; and
    3. Deformation characteristics including mode of failure.
  2. Concrete elements. The following material properties are required for each member type (e.g., beams, columns, walls) in the structure:
    1. Concrete compressive strength;
    2. Concrete unit weight;
    3. Concrete modulus of elasticity;
    4. Reinforcing steel tensile yield point;
    5. Reinforcing steel modulus of elasticity;
    6. Reinforcing steel chemical composition and carbon equivalent; and
    7. Reinforcing steel surface deformations.
  3. Masonry elements. The following material properties are required for each type of masonry in the structure:
    1. Masonry compressive strength;
    2. Masonry unit weight;
    3. Masonry modulus of elasticity;
    4. Reinforcing steel tensile yield point;
    5. Reinforcing steel modulus of elasticity;
    6. Reinforcing steel chemical composition and carbon equivalent; and
    7. Reinforcing steel surface deformations.
  4. Wood elements. The following material properties are required for each type of wood element in the structure:
    1. Identification of Wood Species, and
    2. Grade Material. (Note: This may be established by visual inspection or stamped labels on the element.)

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