Section 2108 Strength Design of Masonry
The design of masonry structures using strength design shall comply with Section 2106 and the requirements of Chapters 1 through 7 and Chapter 9 of TMS 402, except as modified by Sections 2108.2 through 2108.3.
Exception: AAC masonry shall comply with the requirements of Chapters 1 through 7 and Chapter 11 of TMS 402.
Modify the second paragraph of Section 126.96.36.199.1 as follows:
The required development length of reinforcement shall be determined by Equation (6-1), but shall be not less than 12 inches (305 mm) and need not be greater than 72 db.
Modify Sections 188.8.131.52.2 and 184.108.40.206.3 as follows:
- 220.127.116.11.2 — A welded splice shall have the bars butted and welded to develop not less than 125 percent of the yield strength, ƒy, of the bar in tension or compression, as required. Welded splices shall be of ASTM A706 steel reinforcement. Welded splices shall not be permitted in plastic hinge zones of intermediate or special reinforced walls.
- 18.104.22.168.3 — Mechanical splices shall be classified as Type 1 or 2 in accordance with Section 22.214.171.124 of ACI 318. Type 1 mechanical splices shall not be used within a plastic hinge zone or within a beam-column joint of intermediate or special reinforced masonry shear walls. Type 2 mechanical splices are permitted in any location within a member.