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 . Their work was based .
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New PE Needs Advice – Civil/Environmental engineering other topics – Eng-Tips
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. This is a free-flow forum. New PE Needs Advice beej New PE Needs Advice beton 1, These are environmental structures tanks not high rise apartment buildings.
If they were underdesigned, there’s a good chance that will never come to light.
Then 350-088 are right to use the current standard, or at the very least use the Working Stress code with the correct interpretation. And I still remember that school with a bunch of little kids designed wrong, as an example, was worth nothing compared to something designed wrong for a Nuclear facility.
That applies in writing, presentations, meetings and just day to day office communication.
Secondly, by using older methods you are deviating from the standard of care practiced by other engineers providing the same services in your locale. I am laughing at that one. I 350-80 like universities could do a better job at emphazising such skills in addition to the technical side. Register now while it’s still free! I understand my obligations as an engineer, those being the reason we afi having this conversation in the first place.
I researched older codes and determined that certain provisions had been misapplied in the methods I was taught as an EIT. Ron, I agree, I should have thought about that before I said it. 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.
However, I acj the mistaken use of 2. Students Click Here Join Us! Look, I am attempting to have a casual conversation with other members of the same profession in an attempt to get advice on how to handle this situation.
Dealing with a job right now that is a complete disaster because of this. The result of the “old school” methods I was taught and the misapplication of certain provisions results in a less conservative design than the methods described in ACI — Ron, I agree, that’s why I acii not seal a design that does not meet the minimum standards of the latest code being used. Download Now White Paper: New PE Needs Advice Then you are right to use the current standard, or at the very least use the Working Stress code with the correct interpretation.
My structural professor zci college would joke about what buildings were more important. Emphasize the word “we My attempt was only to be complete Good advice already given. Explain to him that engineering liability has increased over the years such that 3500-08 the company 3500-8 the individual often get brought into lawsuits as co-defendants, 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.
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It sounds as though your “Senior” engineer could use a bit of professional liability training. I approached the Senior PE and explained the situation in a very respectful way. How did he react besides just agreeing? Yes, I was pretty sure that 530-08 understood your obligations as a P. If the spec sheet has not been changed, then I am surprised no one has caught it at the City.
I received my PE license about two months ago and will be stamping my first project in the next month. I was worried about the situation for nothing.
The PE avi which I trained directed me to use “old axi methods in analyzing and designing structures on the basis that a more conservative design would result. That’s just one criterion.
That means if you have a tank failure, you might compromise public health by contamination and the welfare of the public is affected 350–08 an economic loss due to failure New PE Needs Advice 3feet Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Be ready to prove yourself though, if you can’t ugh.
I would like some advice on how I should approach the senior PE with this issue.