English | 2015 | ISBN: 0784413797 | 92 pages | PDF | 0,8 MB
Provides minimum requirements for design and construction of structures located in flood hazard areas and subject to building code requirements. Identification of flood prone structures is based on flood hazard maps, studies, and other public information. This standard applies to new structures, including subsequent work, and to work classified as substantial improvement of existing structures that are not historic. standard ASCE/SEI 24-14 introduces a new concept, Flood Design class, which bases requirements for a structure on the risk associated with unacceptable performance.