Cover [PDF]

Standards [PDF]

Foreword [PDF]

Acknowledgements [PDF]

Dedication [PDF]

Contents [PDF]

Chapter 1 General

Chapter 2 Combinations of Loads

Chapter 3 Dead Loads, Soil Loads, and Hydrostatic Pressure

Chapter 4 Live Loads

Chapter 5 Flood Loads

Chapter 6 Reserved for Future Provisions

Chapter 7 Snow Loads

Chapter 8 Rain Loads

Chapter 9 Reserved for Future Provisions

Chapter 10 Ice Loads - Atmospheric Icing

Chapter 11 Seismic Design Criteria

Chapter 12 Seismic Design Requirements for Building Structures

Chapter 13 Seismic Design Requirements for Nonstructural Components

Chapter 14 Material Specific Seismic Design and Detailing Requirements

Chapter 15 Seismic Design Requirements for Nonbuilding Structures

Chapter 16 Seismic Response History Procedures

Chapter 17 Seismic Design Requirements for Seismically Isolated Structures

Chapter 18 Seismic Design Requirements for Structures with Damping Systems

Chapter 19 Soil-Structure Interaction for Seismic Design

Chapter 20 Site Classification Procedure for Seismic Design

Chapter 21 Site-Specific Ground Motion Procedures for Seismic Design

Chapter 22 Seismic Ground Motion Long-Period Transition and Risk Coefficient Maps

Chapter 23 Seismic Design Reference Documents

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 26 Wind Loads: General Requirements

Chapter 27 Wind Loads on Buildings‒MWFRS (Directional Procedure)

Chapter 28 Wind Loads on Buildings‒MWFRS (Envelope Procedure)

Chapter 29 Wind Loads on Other Structures and Building Appurtenances‒MWFRS

Chapter 30 Wind Loads ‒ Components and Cladding (C&C)

Chapter 31 Wind Tunnel Procedure

Appendix 11A Quality Assurance Provisions

Appendix 11B Existing Building Provisions

Appendix C Serviceability Considerations

Appendix D Buildings Exempted from Torisional Wind Load Cases

This section lists the reference documents that are referenced in Chapters 11 through 22. The reference documents are listed herein by the promulgating agency of the reference document, the reference document identification; the section(s); and tables of ASCE 7 that cite the reference document, the title, and effective date. Unless identified by an asterisk, the following reference documents are consensus standards and are to be considered part of this standard to the extent referenced in the specified section. Those reference documents identified by an asterisk (*) are documents developed within the industry and represent acceptable procedures for design and construction to the extent referred to in the specified section.

AAMA
American Architectural Manufacturers Association
1827 Waldon Office Square
Suite 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173

*AAMA 501.6
Section 13.5.9.2
Recommended Dynamic Test Method for Determining the Seismic Drift Causing Glass Fallout from a Wall System, 2001

ACI
American Concrete Institute
P.O. Box 9094
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-9094

ACI 307
Sections 15.4.1, 15.6.2, Table 15.4-2
Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete Chimmeys and Commentary, 2008

ACI 313
Sections 15.7.9.3.3, 15.7.9.6, 15.7.9.7
Standard Practice for the Design and Construction of Concrete Silos and Stacking Tubes for Storing Granular Materials, 1997

ACI 318
Sections 11.2, 12.12.5, 12.13.6, 13.4.2.1, 13.4.4, 13.5.7.2, 14.2.1, 14.2.2, 14.2.2.1, 14.2.2.2, 14.2.2.3, 14.2.2.4, 14.2.2.5, 14.2.2.6, 14.2.2.7, 14.2.3, 14.2.3.1.1, 14.2.3.2.1, 14.2.3.2.2, 14.2.3.2.3, 14.2.3.2.5, 14.2.3.2.6, 14.3.1, 14.3.2, 14.4.4.2.2, 14.4.5.2, 15.4.9.1, 15.6.2, 15.7.5, 15.7.11.7, 11A.2.1.2, 11A.2.1.3, 11A2.2, Table 12.2-1, Table 15.4-1
Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011

ACI 350.3
Sections 15.7.6.1.1, 15.7.7.3
Standard Practice for the Seismic Design of Liquid-Containing Concrete Structures, 2006

ACI 355.2
Sections 13.4.2.3, 13.6.5.5, 15.4.9.3
Qualification of Post-Installed Mechanical Anchors in Concrete and Commentary, 2007

*ACI 371R
Section 15.7.10.7
Guide to the Analysis, Design, and Construction of Concrete-Pedestal Water Towers, 1998

ACI 530
Sections 13.4.2.2, 14.4.1, 14.4.2, 14.4.3, 14.4.3.1, 14.4.4, 14.4.4.1, 14.4.4.2.2, 14.4.5, 14.4.5.1, 14.4.5.3, 14.4.5.4, 14.4.5.5, 14.4.5.6, 14.4.6, 14.4.6.1, 14.4.5.2, 15.4.9.2, 11A.2.3
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2011

ACI 530.1
Sections 14.4.1, 14.4.2, 14.4.7, 14.4.7.1, 11A.2.3
Specification for Masonry Structures, 2011

AISC
American Institute of Steel Construction
One East Wacker Drive
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60601-2001

ANSI/AISC 341
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.2.2.1, 14.1.2.2.2, 14.1.7, 14.3.1, 14.3.3, 11A1.3.6, 11A.2.4, Table 15.4-1
Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings, 2010

ANSI/AISC 360
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2.1, 14.3.1, 14.3.2, Table 15.4-1
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, 2010

AISI
American Iron and Steel Institute
1140 Connecticut Avenue
Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036

ANSI/AISI S100 W/S2-10
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.31, 14.1.3.2, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.5
North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2007, with Supplement 2, 2010

ANSI/AISI S110 W/S1-09
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.3.2, Table 12.2-1
Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems—Special Bolted Moment Frames, 2007, with Supplement 1, 2009

ANSI/AISI S213 with S1-09
Sections 12.14.7.2, 14.1.1, 14.1.4.2
North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing—Lateral Design, 2007, with Supplement 1, 2009

ANSI/AISI S230 with S2-08
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.4.3
Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing—Prescriptive Method for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2007, with Supplement 2, 2008

API
American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street
Washington, DC 20005-4070

API 12B
Section 15.7.8.2
Specification for Bolted Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids, 12B, 15th edition, 2009

API 620
Sections 15.4.1, 15.7.8.1, 15.7.13.1
Design and Construction of Large, Welded, Low Pressure Storage Tanks, 11th edition, Addendum 2, 2010

API 650
Sections 15.4.1, 15.7.8.1, 15.7.9.4
Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage, 11th edition, Addendum 3, 2011

API 653
Section 15.7.6.1.9
Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction, 4rd edition, Addendum 1, 2010

ASCE/SEI
American Society of Civil Engineers
Structural Engineering Institute
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191-4400

ASCE 4
Section 12.9.3
Seismic Analysis of Safety-Related Nuclear Structures, 1986

ASCE 8
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.3.1, 14.1.3.2, 14.1.5
Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Stainless Steel Structural Members, 2002

ASCE 19
Sections 14.1.1, 14.1.6
Structural Applications for Steel Cables for Buildings, 2010

ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Three Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016-5900

ASME A17.1
Sections 13.6.10, 13.6.10.3
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2007

ASME 831 (consists of the following listed standards)
Sections 13.6.5.1, 13.6.8.1
Table 13.6-1
Power Piping, ASME B31.1, 2001
Process Piping, ASME B31.3, 2002
Transportation Systems for Liquid Hydrocarbons and Other Liquids, Pipeline, ASME B31.4, 2002
Refrigeration Piping and Heat Transfer Components, ASME B31.5, 2010
Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, ASME B31.8, 2010
Building Services Piping, ASME B31.9, 2008
Slurry Transportation Piping Systems, ASME B31.11, 2002
Hydrogen Piping and Pipelines, ASME B31.12, 2008
Standard for the Seismic Design and Retrofit of Above-Ground Piping Systems, ASME B31Ea-2010

ASME BPVC-01
Sections 13.6.9, 13.6.11, 15.7.11.2, 15.7.11.6, 15.7.12.2
Rules for Construction of Power Boilers, BPVC-I 2010
Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers, BPVC-IV 2010
Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels, BPVC-VIII Division 1 2010
Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels, BPVC-VIII Division 2 Alternative Rules 2010
Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels, BPVC-VIII Division 3 Alternative Rules for Construction of High Pressure Vessels 2010

ASTM
ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959

ASTM A108
Section 11.3
Standard Specification for Steel Bar, Carbon and Alloy, Cold-Finished, 2007

ASTM A307
Section 11.3
Standard Specification for Carbon Steel Bolts and Studs, 60 000 PSI Tensile Strength, 2007b

ASTM A500
Section 14.1.3.3.4
Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural Tubing in Rounds and Shapes, 2009

ASTM A653
Section 14.1.3.3.3
Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process, 2009

ASTM A706/A706M
Sections 14.4.4.2.2, 14.4.5.2
Standard Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Deformed and Plain Bars for Concrete Reinforcement, 2004b

ASTM C635
Sections 13.5.6.2.1, 13.5.6.2.2
Standard Specification for the Manufacture, Performance, and Testing of Metal Suspension Systems for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panel Ceilings, 2004

ASTM C636
Sections 13.5.6.2.1, 13.5.6.2.2
Standard Practice for Installation of Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panels, 2004

ASTM D1586
Sections 11.3, 20.4.2
Standard Test Method for Penetration Test and Split-Barrel Sampling of Soils, 2004

ASTM D2166
Sections 11.3, 20.4.3
Standard Test Method for Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cohesive Soil, 2000

ASTM D2216
Sections 11.3, 20.4.3
Standard Test Method for Laboratory Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil and Rock by Mass, 1998

ASTM D2850
Sections 11.3, 20.4.3
Standard Test Method for Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial Compression Test on Cohesive Soils, 2003

ASTM D4318
Sections 11.3, 20.4.3
Method for Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, and Plasticity Index of Soils, 2000

ASTM E580
Sections 13.5.6.2.1, 13.5.6.2.2
Standard Practice for Installation of Ceiling Suspension Systems for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panels in Areas Subject to Earthquake Ground Motions, 2009

AWC
American Wood Council
803 Sycolin Road, Suite 201
Leesburg, VA 20175

AWC NDS
Section 12.4.3.3, 12.14.3.2.3, 14.5.1
National Design Specification for Wood Construction, Including Supplements, AWC NDS-12, 2012

AWC SDPWS
Section 12.14.7.2, 14.5.1
Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic, AWC SDPWS-08, 2008 (previously AF&PA SDPWS-08)

AWWA
American Water Works Association
6666 West Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235

AWWA D100-05
Sections 15.4.1, 15.7.7.1, 15.7.9.4, 15.7.10.6
Welded Steel Tanks for Water Storage, 2006

AWWA D103
Sections 15.4.1, 15.7.7.2, 15.7.9.5
Factory-Coated Bolted Steel Tanks for Water Storage, 2009

AWWA D110
Section 15.7.7.3
Wire- and Strand- Wound Circular Pre stressed Concrete Water Tanks, 2004

AWWA D115
Section 15.7.7.3
Tendon-Prestressed Concrete Water Tanks, 2006

ICC
International Code Council
500 New Jersey Ave. NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001

* IRC
Section 11.1.2
2012 International Residential Code, 2012

ICC-ES
International Code Council Evaluation Service
5360 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

*ICC-ES AC 156-04 effective January 1, 2007
Section 13.2.5
Acceptance Criteria for Seismic Qualification by Shake-Table Testing of Nonstructural Components and Systems, 2007

MSS
Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fitting Industry
127 Park Street NE
Vienna, VA 22180

*MSS SP-58
Section 13.6.5.1
Pipe Hangers and Supports—Materials, Design, and Manufacture, 2002

NFPA
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02269-9101

NFPA 13
Sections 13.4.6, 13.6.5.1, 13.6.8.2
Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007

NFPA 59A
Section 15.4.8
Standard for the Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), 2009

RMI
Rack Manufacturers Institute
8720 Red Oak Boulevard
Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28217

ANSI/MH 16.1
Section 15.5.3, 15.5.3.1, 15.5.3.2, 15.5.3.4
Specification for the Design, Testing, and Utilization of Industrial Steel Storage Racks, 2011

SJI
Steel Joist Institute
1173 B London Links Drive
Forest, VA 24551

ANSI/SJI-CJ-2010
Section 14.1.1
Standard Specification for Composite Steel Joists, CJ-series, 2010

ANSI/SJI-JG-2010
Section 14.1.1
Standard Specification for Joist Girders, 2010

ANSI/SJI-K-2010
Section 14.1.1
Standard Specifications for Open Web Steel Joists, K-Series, 2005

ANSI/SJI-LH/DLH-2010
Section 14.1.1
Standard Specifications for Longspan Steel Joists, LH-Series and Deep Longspan Steel Joists, DLH-Series, 2010

TMS
The Masonry Society
3970 Broadway
Unit 201-D
Boulder, CO 80304-1135
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