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    HIGHWAY PARAPETS FOR BRIDGES AND OTHER STRUCTURES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR PARAPETS OF REINFORCED AND UNREINFORCED MASONRY CONSTRUCTION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1999

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Introduction
    1. Scope
    2. Normative references
    3. Terms and definitions
    4. Symbols
    5. Designation of masonry vehicle parapets
    6. Design
       6.1 Levels of containment
       6.2 Wind loading
       6.3 Parapet heights
       6.4 Front face and top face profile
       6.5 Pilasters
       6.6 Reinforced masonry parapets
       6.7 Unreinforced masonry parapets
    7. Materials and workmanship
       7.1 General
       7.2 Materials
    Annex A (informative) Risk assessment related to vehicle
            impacts on unreinforced masonry parapets
    Annex B (informative) Site specific levels of containment,
            assessment of existing parapets
    Annex C (informative) Reinforced masonry parapets -
            dimensions and reinforcement of prototype
    Annex D (informative) Reinforced masonry parapets - strain
            in vertical reinforcement
    Annex E (normative) Determination of the characteristic
            shear strength of masonry
    Annex F (informative) Background to the derivation of the
            containment charts for unreinforced masonry parapets
    Annex G (informative) Movement joints in unreinforced
            masonry parapets
    Bibliography
    Figures
    Tables

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    Defines requirements for designing and constructing a specific form of reinforced and various forms of unreinforced, masonry parapets intended to give specific levels of containment for vehicles on highways. In addition, requirements for assessing existing unreinforced masonry parapets are defined.

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    Committee B/509/1
    Development Note Supersedes 97/108800 DC. (10/2002) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, December 2011. (11/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS PD6634-1(1999) : 1999 VEHICLE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS - PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS - DATABASE
    BS 6579-8(1987) : 1987 SAFETY FENCES AND BARRIERS FOR HIGHWAYS - SPECIFICATION FOR CONCRETE SAFETY BARRIERS
    BS EN 1317-5 : 2007 ROAD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS - PART 5: PRODUCT REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION OF CONFORMITY FOR VEHICLE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
    EN 1317-5:2007+A2:2012/AC:2012 ROAD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS - PART 5: PRODUCT REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION OF CONFORMITY FOR VEHICLE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS

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    BS EN 10088-1:2014 Stainless steels List of stainless steels
    BS 8000-3:1989 WORKMANSHIP ON BUILDING SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY
    BS 6213:1982 GUIDE TO SELECTION OF CONSTRUCTIONAL SEALANTS
    BS 5628-1(1992) : 1992 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - STRUCTURAL USE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY
    BS 5390(1976) : 1976 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR STONE MASONRY
    BS 6744:1986 SPECIFICATION FOR AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL BARS FOR THE REINFORCEMENT OF CONCRETE
    BS 5628-3(1985) : 1985 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USE OF MASONRY - MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 5400-2(1978) : 1978 STEEL CONCRETE AND COMPOSITE BRIDGES - SPECIFICATION FOR LOADS
    BS 5400-3:1982 STEEL CONCRETE AND COMPOSITE BRIDGES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF STEEL BRIDGES
    BS EN ISO 3506-1:2009 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CORROSION-RESISTANT STAINLESS STEEL FASTENERS - PART 1: BOLTS, SCREWS AND STUDS
    BS 5328-4(1990) : 1990 CONCRETE - SPECIFICATION FOR THE PROCEDURES TO BE USED IN SAMPLING, TESTING AND ASSESSING COMPLIANCE OF CONCRETE
    BS 5400-4(1990) : 1990 STEEL, CONCRETE AND COMPOSITE BRIDGES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF CONCRETE BRIDGES
    BS 1449-2(1983) : 1983 STEEL PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP - SPECIFICATION FOR STAINLESS AND HEAT-RESISTING STEEL PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP
    BS 3921(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR CLAY BRICKS
    BS 4449(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON STEEL BARS FOR THE REINFORCEMENT OF CONCRETE
    BS 5328-3(1990) : 1990 CONCRETE - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR THE PROCEDURES TO BE USED IN PRODUCING AND TRANSPORTING CONCRETE
    BS 6457(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR RECONSTRUCTED STONE MASONRY UNITS
    BS 6073-1(1981) : 1981 PRECAST CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR PRECAST CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
    BS 6779-1(1998) : 1998 HIGHWAY PARAPETS FOR BRIDGES AND OTHER STRUCTURES - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR VEHICLE CONTAINMENT PARAPETS OF METAL CONSTRUCTION
    BS 6073-2(1981) : 1981 PRECAST CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS - METHOD FOR SPECIFYING PRECAST CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS
    BS 5628-2(1995) : 1995 USE OF MASONRY - STRUCTURAL USE OF REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED MASONRY
    BS 5328-2(1997) : 1997 CONCRETE - PART 2: METHODS FOR SPECIFYING CONCRETE MIXES
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