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[CCMC 13101-R] CCMC Canadian code compliance evaluation

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Compliance opinion

It is the opinion of the Canadian Construction Materials Centre that the evaluated product, when used as an insulated concrete form in accordance with the conditions and limitations stated in this evaluation, complies with the following code:

National Building Code of Canada 2015

ID Code provision Solution type
04-01-00-00-00-0-004.1. Structural Loads and ProceduresAcceptable
04-01-01-03-04-c-004.1.1.3.(4)(c) CAN/CSA-S269.3-M, “Concrete Formwork.”Alternative
04-03-03-00-00-0-004.3.3. Plain, Reinforced and Pre-stressed ConcreteAcceptable
09-03-01-01-00-0-009.3.1.1. GeneralAcceptable
09-15-01-01-01-c-009.15.1.1.(1)(c) Flat insulating concrete form ...Acceptable
09-15-03-03-00-0-009.15.3.3. Application of Footing Width and Area RequirementsAcceptable
09-15-03-05-01-c-009.15.3.5.(1)(c) 150 mm for each storey ...Acceptable
09-15-04-01-00-0-009.15.4.1.(1) Insulating concrete form units shall be ...Acceptable
09-15-04-02-00-0-009.15.4.2. Foundation Wall Thickness and Required Lateral SupportAcceptable
09-15-04-03-00-0-009.15.4.3.(5) Flat insulating concrete form foundation ...Acceptable
09-15-04-04-00-0-009.15.4.4. Foundation Walls Considered to be Laterally Supported at the BottomAcceptable
09-15-04-05-00-0-009.15.4.5. Reinforcement for Flat Insulating Concrete Form Foundation WallsAcceptable
09-20-01-01-00-0-009.20.1.1.(2) For walls other than those described in ...Acceptable
09-20-01-01-01-b-009.20.1.1.(1)(b) flat insulating concrete form ...Acceptable
09-20-15-01-00-0-009.20.15.1. Amount of ReinforcementAcceptable
09-20-17-00-00-0-009.20.17. Above-Ground Flat Insulating Concrete Form WallsAcceptable

The above opinion(s) is/are based on the evaluation by the CCMC of technical evidence provided by the evaluation holder, and is bound by the stated conditions and limitations. For the benefit of the user, a summary of the technical information that forms the basis of this evaluation has been included.

Product information

Product name

Advantage Insulating Concrete Forming (ICF) System

Product description

The product is a modular, interlocking concrete form system consisting of 2 expanded polystyrene panels. Embedded in the polystyrene panels are polypropylene connectors that are equally spaced at 203 mm horizontally for the 150-mm-thick concrete wall form and 152 mm horizontally for the 200-mm-thick concrete wall form.

The polystyrene face panels have a preformed symmetrical interlocking expanded polystyrene (EPS) design along the top, bottom and vertical edges to facilitate stacking and alignment, as well as to prevent leakage of freshly placed concrete.

The units are dry-laid and stacked in a running (staggered) configuration. The stacked units form a rectangular space that, after being filled with concrete, results in an insulated, monolithic concrete wall of uniform thickness. Reinforcement may be placed where required to satisfy strength requirements for above- or below-grade load bearing walls, beams, lintels and shear walls.

The units have external dimensions of 1 219 mm in length and 419 mm in height. The polystyrene panels are each 67 mm thick, resulting in an overall wall thickness of 284 mm for the 150-mm-thick concrete wall form or 334 mm for the 200-mm-thick concrete wall form.

The product units are available in straight, 90° or 45° corner forms, Taper Top Block and Brick Ledge Block forms. A standard unit is illustrated in the Figure below.

Technical drawing of the “Advantage Insulating Concrete Forming (ICF) System” standard unit.

Figure 1. Advantage Insulating Concrete Forming (ICF) System standard unit

Manufacturing plant

This evaluation is valid only for products produced at the following plant:

Product nameManufacturing plant
Crossfield, AB, CA
Advantage Insulating Concrete Forming (ICF) SystemProduct evaluated by the CCMC

Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC

  Conditions and limitations

The CCMC’s compliance opinion is bound by this product being used in accordance with the conditions and limitations set out below.

  • The product is permitted to be used in the construction of houses and small buildings up to 2 storeys above grade and 1 storey below grade that fall under the provisions of Part 9, Housing and Small Buildings, of Division B of the NBC 2015. It is subject to all of the conditions listed below.
  • The structural applications of this product must be in strict accordance with the design analysis as prepared by Plasti-Fab Ltd., Report No. 19-02-01, dated February 01, 2019, from which Table 1 to Table 18 have been reproduced. When the product is used in structural applications outside the scope of the referenced design analysis, the engineering design analysis, related documents and drawings must bear the authorized seal of a registered professional engineer skilled in concrete design and licensed to practice under the appropriate provincial or territorial legislation. The engineer must certify that the construction provides a level of performance equivalent to that required by Part 4, Structural Design, and/or Part 9 of the NBC 2015.
  • The maximum permitted building length is 24.4 m and the maximum permitted building width is 12.2 m. Engineering is required on a case-by-case basis for buildings that exceed these dimensions.
  • For loadbearing wall and shear wall applications, the minimum core thickness of the product must be 150 mm.
  • For non-loadbearing wall applications, the minimum core thickness of the product must be 100 mm.
  • Concrete used with this system must comply with Subsection 9.3.1. of Division B of the NBC 2015. It must be Type GU (General Use), with a minimum compressive strength of 20 MPa and a maximum slump of 150 ± 12 mm.
  • The maximum aggregate size to be used in conjunction with this product must be no greater than 19 mm. 
  • For the wall heights indicated in Table 1 and Table 2, the pouring of concrete must be made at a rate of 1.3 m per hour in consecutive lifts. Each lift is limited to a maximum height of 1.3 m.
  • All point loads, such as concentrated loads created by girder trusses, columns and beams, must bear directly on top of the concrete wall and must not be supported in any manner that would create an eccentric loading on the concrete wall.
  • Floor and roof connections to ICF walls must be designed to accommodate diaphragm action in seismic zones and zones of high wind pressure.
  • The concrete must be cured a minimum of 7 days before backfilling. The wall must be laterally supported at the top and bottom prior to backfilling.
  • The EPS insulation used in this system must comply, at minimum, with CAN/ULC-S701-11, “Thermal Insulation, Polystyrene, Boards and Pipe Covering,” Type 2.
  • The product’s EPS insulation panels must be aged for at least 3 weeks from their date of manufacture.
  • The concrete wall must be constructed on a footing designed as per Article 9.15.3.4., Basic Footing Widths and Areas, of Division B of the NBC 2015.
  • The attachment of exterior cladding and interior finishing materials has not been assessed by the present evaluation.
  • The interior face of the EPS panels must be protected from the inside of the building in accordance with Sentence 9.10.17.10.(1), Protection of Foamed Plastics, of Division B of the NBC 2015.
  • For above-grade installations, the exterior face of the product must be protected with materials conforming to Article 9.20.6.4., Masonry Veneer, and Sections 9.27., Cladding, and/or 9.28., Stucco, of Division B of the NBC 2015.
  • For below-grade installations, dampproofing must be provided in accordance with Article 9.13.2., Dampproofing, of Division B of the NBC 2015.
  • Where hydrostatic pressure exists, waterproofing must be provided in accordance with Article 9.13.3., Waterproofing, of Division B of the NBC 2015.

For foundation wall installations, the backfill must be placed in such a way as to avoid damaging the wall, the exterior insulation paneland the waterproofing and dampproofing protection. The backfill material must be well-drained and a drainage system must be installed around the footing in accordance with the requirements of the NBC 2015. The installation of the product must be in strict compliance with the Advantage ICF Installation Manual dated October 3, 2018, without conflicting with the requirements stated in the NBC 2015 or this Report. Only installers trained and authorized by Plasti-Fab Ltd. shall be contracted to set up the wall system.

  Technical information

This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CCMC-TG-031119.01-15ACCMC Technical Guide for Modular, Expanded-Polystyrene Concrete Forms
Material requirementsCompliance of the expanded polystyrene thermal insulation with the requirements of CAN/ULC-S701-11 is covered under Intertek Testing Services (NA) Ltd. Certificate and/or Label service.
Design requirements

The design analysis in the Engineering Analysis Report of walls using the product was provided to CCMC. It provides a level of performance equivalent to that required by applicable provisions in Part 4 and/or Part 9 of Division B of the NBC 2015. The corresponding design analysis is summarized in the tables below. The tables provide steel reinforcement specifications for a number of different wall and lintel applications based on specific structural loads. The design assumptions are indicated below each table.

Table 1. Vertical and horizontal steel reinforcement for below-grade wallsTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)
Wall height (m) Backfill height (m) Max. spacing for vertical reinforcement (mm) Max. spacing for horizontal reinforcement (mm)
150-mm wall 200-mm wall 150-mm wall 200-mm wall

 

2.44

1.22 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
1.52 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
1.83 10M @ 305 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.13 10M @ 203 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419

 

 

 

3.05

1.22 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
1.52 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
1.83 10M @ 305 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.13 10M @ 203 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.44 15M @ 305 15M @ 457 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.74 15M @ 203 15M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419

 

 

 

 

3.66

1.22 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @419
1.52 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
1.83 10M @ 305 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.13 10M @ 203 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.44 15M @ 305 15M @ 457 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
2.74 15M @ 203 15M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.05 15M @ 203 15M @ 419
3.35 15M @ 203 15M @ 419

 

Table 2. Vertical and horizontal steel reinforcement for above-grade wallsTable footnote footnote (1)
Wall height (m) Max. spacing for vertical reinforcement (mm) Max. spacing for horizontal reinforcement (mm)
150-mm wall 200-mm wall 150-mm wall 200-mm wall
Single-storey concrete construction supporting a wood-frame roof structure
2.44 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.05 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.66 10M @ 203 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
Ground floor concrete construction supporting a second storey woodframe and wood-frame roof structure
2.44 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.05 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.66 10M @ 203 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
Ground floor concrete construction supporting a second storey concrete construction and a wood-frame roof structure
2.44 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.05 10M @ 406 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419
3.66 10M @ 203 10M @ 305 10M @ 419 15M @ 419

 

Table 3. (a) Minimum steel reinforcement of 210-mm lintels with a 150-mm coreTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)

 

Opening width (mm)

Factored uniformly distributed load (kN/m)
2.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0
Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm)

900

1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0
1 500 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 300 1-15M 300 1-15M 300 1-15M 300 1-20M 300
2 100 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 300 1-20M 300
2 700 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-20M 300
3 300 1-15M 0 1-20M 0
3 900 1-15M 0
4 500 1-15M 0
5 100

 

Table 4. (b) Minimum steel reinforcement of 419-mm-deep lintels with a 150-mm coreTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)

 

Opening width (mm)

Factored uniformly distributed load (kN/m)
2.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0
Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm)
900 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0
1 500 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500
2 100 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500
2 700 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-20M 500 1-20M 500
3 300 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-20M 500 1-20M 500
3 900 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-20M 500
4 500 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-20M 500
5 100 1-15M 0 1-15M 0

 

Table 5. (c) Minimum steel reinforcement of 629-mm lintels with a 150-mm coreTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)

 

Opening width (mm)

Factored uniformly distributed load (kN/m)
2.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0
Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm)
900 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0
1 500 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
2 100 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
2 700 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
3 300 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
3 900 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
4 500 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
5 100 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700

 

Table 6. (d) Minimum steel reinforcement of 210-mm lintels with a 200-mm coreTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)

 

Opening width (mm)

Factored uniformly distributed load (kN/m)
2.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0
Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm)
900 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0
1 500 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 300 1-15M 300 1-15M 300 1-15M 300 1-20M 300
2 100 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 300 1-20M 300
2 700 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-20M 300
3 300 1-15M 0 1-20M 0
3 900 1-15M 0
4 500 1-20M 0
5 100 1-20M 0

 

Table 7. (e) Minimum steel reinforcement of 419-mm lintels with a 200-mm coreTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)

 

Opening width (mm)

Factored uniformly distributed load (kN/m)
2.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0
Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm)
900 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 0
1 500 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500
2 100 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500
2 700 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-15M 500 1-20M 500 1-20M 500
3 300 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-15M 500 1-20M 500 1-20M 500
3 900 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-20M 500
4 500 1-15M 0 1-15M 0 1-20M 500
5 100 1-15M 0 1-20M 0

 

Table 8. (f) Minimum steel reinforcement of 629-mm lintels with a 200-mm coreTable footnote footnote (1)Table footnote footnote (2)

 

Opening width (mm)

Factored uniformly distributed load (kN/m)
2.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0
Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm) Bottom steel Stirrup end dist. (mm)
900 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 0
1 500 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
2 100 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
2 700 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
3 300 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
3 900 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
4 500 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700 1-20M 700
5 100 1-20M 0 1-20M 0 1-20M 700

 

Table 9. (a) Minimum solid shear wall length for wind pressure equal to 0.4 kPaTable footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
18.3 1.22 1.22 1.26 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
24.4 1.22 1.22 1.67 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.26 1.22

 

12.2

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
18.3 1.22 1.22 1.53 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
24.4 1.39 1.22 2.02 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.53 1.22

 

Table 10. (b) Minimum solid shear wall length for wind pressure equal to 0.6 kPaTable footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.22 1.22 1.26 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
18.3 1.22 1.22 1.87 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.41 1.22
24.4 1.53 1.22 2.48 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.87 1.22

 

12.2

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.22 1.22 1.53 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
18.3 1.55 1.22 2.27 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.71 1.22
18.3 2.06 1.22 3.01 1.22 1.55 1.22 2.27 1.22

 

Table 11. (c) Minimum solid shear wall length for wind pressure equal to 0.8 kPaTable footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200 mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.22 1.22 1.67 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.26 1.22
18.3 1.53 1.22 2.48 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.87 1.22
24.4 2.02 1.22 3.30 1.22 1.53 1.22 2.48 1.22

 

12.2

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.34 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.39 1.22 2.02 1.34 1.22 1.22 1.53 1.22
18.3 2.06 1.22 3.01 1.34 1.55 1.22 2.27 1.22
24.4 2.73 1.22 4.00 1.34 2.06 1.22 3.01 1.22

 

Table 12. (d) Minimum solid shear wall length for wind pressure equal to 1.0 kPaTable footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.28 1.22 2.08 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.57 1.22
18.3 1.90 1.22 3.09 1.22 1.43 1.22 2.33 1.22
24.4 2.52 1.22 4.11 1.22 1.90 1.22 3.09 1.22

 

 

12.2

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.28 1.67 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.26
12.2 1.72 1.22 2.52 1.67 1.30 1.22 1.90 1.26
18.3 2.56 1.22 3.76 1.67 1.93 1.22 2.83 1.26
24.4 3.40 1.22 5.00 1.67 2.56 1.22 3.76 1.26

 

Table 13. (e) Minimum solid shear wall length for wind pressure equal to 1.2 kPaTable footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.26 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.53 1.22 2.48 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.87 1.22
18.3 2.27 1.22 3.70 1.22 1.71 1.22 2.79 1.22
24.4 3.01 1.22 3.70 1.22 2.27 1.22 3.70 1.22

 

12.2

6.1 1.22 1.31 1.53 2.00 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.51
12.2 2.06 1.31 3.01 2.00 1.55 1.22 1.22 1.51
18.3 3.07 1.31 4.50 2.00 2.31 1.22 3.39 1.51
24.4 4.08 1.31 5.99 2.00 3.07 1.22 4.50 1.51

 

Table 14. (a) Minimum solid wall length for Sa(0.2) equals 0.4Table footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.25 1.25 1.22 1.22 1.22 1.22
12.2 1.22 1.22 1.84 1.97 1.22 1.22 1.60 1.72
18.3 1.22 1.26 2.43 2.69 1.22 1.22 2.10 2.34
24.4 1.22 1.59 3.02 3.42 1.22 1.39 2.60 2.96

 

12.2

6.1 1.22 1.22 2.02 1.88 1.22 1.22 1.80 1.68
12.2 1.29 1.29 2.61 2.61 1.22 1.22 2.30 2.30
18.3 1.49 1.62 3.20 3.33 1.33 1.45 2.80 2.92
24.4 1.69 1.96 3.79 4.05 1.50 1.74 3.30 3.54

 

Table 15. (b) Minimum solid wall length for Sa(0.2) equals 0.6Table footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 1.85 1.85 1.22 1.22 1.62 1.62
12.2 1.22 1.36 2.73 2.93 1.22 1.22 2.38 2.56
18.3 1.46 1.86 3.62 4.02 1.28 1.64 3.13 3.49
24.4 1.76 2.37 4.50 5.11 1.53 2.07 3.88 4.42

 

12.2

6.1 1.61 1.41 3.00 2.80 1.46 1.28 2.68 2.50
12.2 1.91 1.91 3.89 3.89 1.72 1.72 3.43 3.43
18.3 2.21 2.41 4.77 4.98 1.97 2.15 4.18 4.36
24.4 2.51 2.92 5.66 6.06 2.23 2.59 4.93 5.30

 

Table 16. (c) Minimum solid wall length for Sa(0.2) equals 0.8Table footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.22 1.22 2.45 2.45 1.22 1.22 2.15 2.15
12.2 1.53 1.80 3.63 3.90 1.35 1.59 3.15 3.40
18.3 1.93 2.47 4.81 5.35 1.69 2.17 4.16 4.64
24.4 2.34 3.14 5.99 6.80 2.03 2.75 5.16 5.88

 

12.2

6.1 2.14 1.87 3.99 3.72 1.94 1.70 3.56 3.32
12.2 2.54 2.54 5.17 5.17 2.28 2.28 4.56 4.56
18.3 2.94 3.21 6.35 6.62 2.61 2.86 5.56 5.81
24.4 3.34 3.88 7.53 8.07 2.95 3.44 6.57 7.05

 

Table 17. (d) Minimum solid wall length for Sa(0.2) equals 1.00Table footnote footnote (1)
Width (m) Length (m) 150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir.   Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.41 1.41 3.05 3.05 1.25 1.25 2.68 2.68
12.2 1.91 2.24 4.53 4.86 1.68 1.98 3.93 4.23
18.3 2.41 3.08 6.00 6.68 2.10 2.70 5.19 5.79
24.4 2.91 3.92 7.48 8.49 2.52 3.43 6.44 7.34

 

12.2

6.1 2.66 2.32 4.98 4.64 2.41 2.11 4.44 4.14
12.2 3.16 3.16 6.45 6.45 2.83 2.83 5.69 5.69
18.3 3.66 4.00 7.93 8.27 3.26 3.56 6.95 7.25
24.4 4.16 4.83 9.40 10.08 3.68 4.28 8.20 8.80

 

Table 18. (e) Minimum solid wall length for Sa(0.2) equals 1.2Table footnote footnote (1)

 

Width (m)

 

Length (m)

150-mm-thick wall (mm) 200-mm-thick wall (mm)
2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey 2 nd floor 1 st floor of 2 storey
Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir. Short dir. Long dir.

 

6.1

6.1 1.68 1.68 3.66 3.66 1.49 1.49 3.21 3.21
12.2 2.28 2.68 5.43 5.83 2.00 2.36 4.71 5.07
18.3 2.88 3.69 7.20 8.00 2.51 3.23 6.22 6.94
24.4 3.48 4.69 8.97 10.18 3.02 4.10 7.72 8.80

 

12.2

6.1 3.18 2.78 5.87 5.56 2.88 2.52 5.32 4.96
12.2 3.78 3.78 7.74 7.74 3.39 3.39 6.82 6.82
18.3 4.39 4.79 9.51 9.91 3.90 4.26 8.33 8.69
24.4 4.99 5.79 11.28 12.08 4.41 5.13 9.83 10.55

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