Basement walls basements are typically built as conditioned space so that they can be used for storage work or living space. Masonry foundation walls shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the provisions of this section or in accordance with the provisions of tms 402aci 530asce 5.
Buried concrete basement wall design problem statement provide a detailed strength design durability and other considerations not included for a new buried concrete basement wall in a single story masonry building using the given information.
Cmu basement wall design. A concrete masonry basement wall generally acts as a beam spanning from the slab and footing intersection to the first floor framing. The water table occurs below the wall footing. Thus it trans fers lateral earth pressures to the floor slabs.
Following recommended backfill procedures will help prevent basement wall cracking during this operation. Building code requirements for masonry structures aci 530 02asce 5 02tms 402 02. Building officials and code administrators international inc.
Basement wall design example as an example lets consider a basement wall in a building which is a restrained retaining wall with a level backfill subject to the traffic surcharge load shown. For this reason the first floor framing should be installed before the walls are backfilled. Taber pe page 1 of 9 example problem.
Boca national building code. Aci e702 example problems buried concrete basement wall l. When tms 402aci 530asce 5 or the provisions of this section are used to design masonry foundation walls project drawings typical details and specifications are not required to bear the seal of the architect or engineer.
Apply a vertical concentrated load on top of the stem as a reaction of the upper levels of the structure. Figure 1 shows how to connect block basement walls to the first floor wood framing. Basement manual design and construction using concrete masonry tr 68a national concrete masonry association 2001.
Because of this water penetration resistance is of paramount importance to basement wall design and construction. Country club hills il.