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The "Building Code requisites for Structural Concrete" ("Code") covers the fabrics, layout, and building of structural concrete utilized in structures and the place appropriate in nonbuilding buildings. The Code additionally covers the energy assessment of current concrete constructions.

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Contraction joint — Formed, sawed, or tooled groove in a concrete structure to create a weakened plane and regulate the location of cracking resulting from the dimensional change of different parts of the structure. Cover, specified concrete — The distance between the outermost surface of embedded reinforcement and the closest outer surface of the concrete indicated on design drawings or in project specifications. 1. Crosstie — A continuous reinforcing bar having a seismic hook at one end and a hook not less than 90 degrees with at least a six-diameter extension at the other end.

For steels having specified yield strengths of 40,000 psi, as were once used extensively, the assumption of an elastoplastic stress-strain curve is well justified by extensive test data. 4, depending on the properties of the steel and the manufacturing process. However, when the stressstrain curve is not elasto-plastic, there is limited experimental evidence to suggest that the actual steel stress at ultimate strength may not be enough less than the specified yield strength to warrant the additional effort of testing to the more restrictive criterion applicable to steels having specified yield strengths greater than 60,000 psi.

The subscript n is used to denote the nominal strengths; nominal axial load strength Pn , nominal moment strength Mn, and nominal shear strength Vn. “Design strength” or usable strength of a member or cross section is the nominal strength reduced by the strength reduction factor φ. The required axial load, moment, and shear strengths used to proportion members are referred to either as factored axial loads, factored moments, and factored shears, or required axial loads, moments, and shears. 2).

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