Code service validates connection methodology for seismic precast design
- Published: Monday, 12 September 2016 10:11
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago; CP staff
PCI has received ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) confirmation that the new Precast Concrete Diaphragm Seismic Design Methodology complies with 2012 and 2015 International Building Code provisions. The methodology was recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers earlier this year, and stems from a groundbreaking investigation PCI funded with the National Science Foundation, Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation and Charles Pankow Foundation.