Changes to the Concrete Design Standard

June 17, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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About the Presentation

This new edition of "Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete" (Code) is the first since the reorganized format was published in 2014 and includes new and updated code provisions along with updated color illustrations for added clarity. The Code provides minimum requirements for the materials, design, and detailing of structural concrete buildings and, where applicable, nonbuilding structures. This presentation covers a few of the significant changes to this code including high-strength reinforcement, shear strength, development length, and shear lugs.

  • Understand where higher grades of reinforcement are accepted and changes to the requirements for structural concrete to allow the higher reinforcement grades.
  • Identify changes to development lengths for straight bars, hooks, and headed deformed bars.
  • Learn the new requirements for post-installed screw type anchors and shear lug design for anchoring to concrete.
  • Describe the changes to shear design provisions and equations.


About the Speaker

Greg Zeisler, P.E., is a Senior Engineer with ACI. He has been with ACI since 2009. Zeisler works with several technical committees as staff liason including ACI 318 and will be the secretary for the next cycle of the ACI 318 code. Previously he was a Structural Engineer at Durant. Zeisler has 8 years of structural design experience in parking and retail facilities. Zeisler received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and his MS in Civil Engineering from Purdue University. Zeisler is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Indiana and Wisconsin.

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